Love (and sex) sells

We’ve seen growth of 50% year-on-year...

Ryan Bacher, Netflorist

My clinical practice saw a spike in business today.

Dr Marlene "Dr Eve" Wasserman, Clinical Sexologist

We’re tracking better than last year.

Mike Turk, Cardies

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Clinical Sexologist Dr Marlene "Dr Eve" Wasserman, Netflorist’s Ryan Bacher and Cardies CEO Mike Turk.

Wasserman, Bacher and Turk discussed how Valentine’s Day is driving sales for their businesses.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).

We saw a spike over the weekend. Yesterday and today was great.

Dr Marlene "Dr Eve" Wasserman, Clinical Sexologist

Instead of drooping flowers; rather buy a sex toy!

Dr Marlene "Dr Eve" Wasserman, Clinical Sexologist

Valentine’s Day is second only to Christmas for us.

Mike Turk, Cardies

Most of our customers were young males full of guilt.

Mike Turk, Cardies

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