Valentine’s Day is a marketing strategy?

It’s the day when couples do their utmost best to show their love and affection (through money) for each other. February hadn’t even started yet when chocolate, flowers, greeting cards and jewelry commercials began displaying Valentine’s Day specials on television, online, or in stores. Seems many companies use this romantic day as a business venture to rake in those bucks. And who can blame them. I feel like couples can’t simply say “happy Valentine’s Day” and give each other a kiss without spending their money, or going all out to get that perfect gift. I mean let’s be realistic people, the economy isn’t so great as it is, therefore we need to carefully manage our funds. Continue reading “Valentine’s Day is a marketing strategy?”