Markets gear up for new year

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 30 Dec 2018 11:22:55


Business Reporter,


LOCAL markets are buzzing with shoppers not in a mood to compromise on having the latest and best which will make the welcoming of New Year 2019 a memorable occasion. Stores and showrooms dealing in gifts, trendy items, flowers, sprays, musical products, social greeting cards etc have displayed latest products and making all out efforts to attract all generation of New Year gift shoppers. Musical diaries to musical teddies and special greeting cards are the center of attraction.

Sanjay Sahu of Sahu Gift Corner said that New Year cards with variety of greeting messages for kids, best friends to mother, father and sister are in great demand. Cards with special, personal and close relationship messages are also most fetched among the younger generation and couples, he added. A flower seller Yuvraj Sahu here at Phool Chowk informed that Rose in bunch and single are mostly preferred for New Year presentations.

Bunch of roses is generally purchased for presentation to Government and private company officials, he added. He further said that regular packing pattern is updated and made attractive for New Year gifts. But, generally the rates of flowers increase by 40 per cent ahead of New Year in cities due to high demand all over the country. Rose, Orchid, Rajnigandha, star flower etc arrive here from Kolkata and Bangalore, Sahu added.