Janine looked over the crimson red wrapping paper—wishing she could do more. It was her first Valentine’s Day as a small business owner and orders came pouring in. She did not realize her homemade candies would create such a stir.
She sold out within hours of posting her special recipes online. To make the holiday special, she wrapped each candy in red foil—and placed them in a box with a bow. Shipped orders were sealed with crimson paper.
“This will take forever!” she thought. A special touch was worth it—she had many hours ahead of her.
Valentine’s Day is not just for significant others. According to the National Retail Federation, a website that supports national retail locations, “Customers said they plan to spend an average of $196.31, up to 21 p