Ferns N Petals, an online gifting portal saw a change in trend this Rakshabandhan season compared to last year. Since past few years demand for sending rakhi and gifts, in India and abroad, using online portals has seen a drastic rise.
As compared to last year, Ferns N Petals is getting 40% growth in orders, out of which 50% growth is from international delivery orders, mainly to USA, UK, UAE, Singapore, Canada, Australia and Germany. The company said that they are covering overt 100 countries worldwide this year and are offering free shipping and promise to deliver within 48 hours to international recipients and within three hours to domestic customers. Till last year, the company had managed to cater to 70 countries.
The company considers Rakshabandhan as one of biggest festivals along with Valentine’s Day as the demand for sending gifts witnesses a huge demand. Ferns N Petals in a statement said that they are expecting 47% growth in total (units of rakhi sold) by the end of this Rakshabandhan festive season. They will be offering a wide range of lumba, mauli, silver, pearl, rudraksh, chandan, personalized, kids and designer rakhis along with assorted gift hampers.