Valentine’s Day Shows Business Love

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MEDFORD, Ore. — With Valentine’s Day less than 24 hours away, local businesses are feeling the love. Both of Judy’s Flowers and gifts locations are busy as it takes orders up to the very last minute even throughout Valentine’s Day.

The business says it has doubled its staff to deal with 10 times more orders than a regular day. Sjanna’s Cakery Kisses is also busy filling Valentine’s Day orders. This is the bakery’s first Valentine’s Day and the owner says she’s recieved about three times as many orders for her chocolate covered cupcakes.

The National Retail Federation says consumers nationwide are spending an average of $130 each on Valentine’s Day; that’s up four dollars from last year.