Vijayawada: This Valentine’s Day, people of the city, particularly boys and girls who fear to convey wishes and present gifts to their loved ones directly, have an alternative way to do so.
Thanks to the special e-commerce websites that came up recently offering gifting services where near and dear ones are surprised on behalf of particular customers who avail the service. Though such services are available in metro cities, it is only in recent times that several services were started in Vijayawada, which is witnessing a lot of changes post capital announcement.
These business initiatives are actually intended for the people staying far away from the city but desiring to wish their family members and friends living in the city on various occasions like festivals and personal achievements.
A variety of flowers, cakes, sweets, chocolates, gift articles, greeting cards, clothes and electronic goods can be sent overnight to the receiver. One needs to book the service online through the website and disclose details to the firm. They even deliver in the midnight for occasions like birthdays so that receivers are surprised on the request of the sender.
“We receive a lot of requests during festival season from the US and other Indian cities to deliver sweets and gifts. This Valentine’s Day too we are rec-eiving more orders but from local youths,” said Mr R. Ram-akanth, a representative of one of the service providers....