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Valentines Marketing 0

Posted on 8, February 2014

in Category Opinion piece

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First some His­tory:(Accord­ing to Wikipedia.org) Valen­tines Day was first asso­ci­ated with roman­tic love in the cir­cle of Geof­frey Chaucer in the High Mid­dle Ages, when the tra­di­tion of courtly love flour­ished. In 18th-century Eng­land, it evolved into an occa­sion in which lovers expressed their love for each other by pre­sent­ing flow­ers, offer­ing con­fec­tionery, and send­ing greet­ing cards. In the sec­ond half of the 20th cen­tury, the prac­tice of exchang­ing cards was extended to all man­ner of gifts. The US Greet­ing Card Asso­ci­a­tion esti­mates that approx­i­mately 190 mil­lion valen­tines are sent each year in the US. These days, Valentine’s Day is con­sid­ered by many to be [&hellip

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