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Jeweller's fun day shows how to make mum feel special

While some people may still be trying to figure out how to celebrate with their mums on Sunday, Danish jeweller Pandora helped out its staff and VIPs by organising a concert entitled 'Show Your Love'.

Thursday, 10 May, 2012, 12:00am

Mother's Day celebrations sure to be a gift for business

A more positive economic outlook will boost businesses for Mother's Day this year.

Hong Kong Retail Management Association chairman Bankee Kwan Pak-hoo said sales over the Mother's Day period would be about the same as last year, but the food and beverage industry could expect better patronage.

7 May 2005 - 12:00am

Say it with flowers

Be creative and selective - pick from a vast and varied field of blooms to communicate a hidden message

A ROSE IS A rose is a rose. Okay, okay, okay. But while the classic flower rules the market on romance and sweet nothings, it can also suggest a lack of originality.

4 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

All rosy as sales soar

FLORISTS were blessed yesterday with the best business in years as the dates for the Lantern Festival and Valentine's Day coincided.

Dismal weather and inflated prices did not stop romantics making last-minute purchases of roses, violets and carnations.

15 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

Putting flower power to work

VALENTINE'S DAY may conjure up images of chocolates and roses for most people, but for Mr Tam Pui tomorrow will be hard work.

The 65-year-old flower delivery man laboured for 10 hours non-stop last year, making sure that 31 orders made it to their destinations.

After 14 years of delivering flowers, Mr Tam has witnessed changing tastes and customs.

13 Feb 1993 - 12:00am