For the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, gift shops have exciting range of Rakhis designs, gifts, deals and discounts. Online business has also picked up as gifts portals are inviting people to browse thousands of rakhi products to choose from and celebrate the special bond of affection between brothers and sisters.
With several thousand gifts on display and huge
collection of rakhis, the one-line sale websites are offering rakhi
gifts, ideas for bothers and sisters as well as special hampers for
family members. Now, sisters and brothers can purchase rakhis and
return gifts from the various websites to spread the cheer.
All-in-one hampers like rakhi thali with chandan, vermillion, rice,
sweets and lamp can be ordered online.
Even websites like onlinerakhiwala, flipkart,
shoppingrediff.com and amazon
, etc. are offering all-in-one hamper
with a silver thali with ingredients for puja, rakhis, and sweets
costing a few hundred to thousands of rupees.
"Since the ceremony involves sending small
gifts to far off places, Rakhi has brought in business opportunities
for entrepreneurs big and small. So we have so many big Websites
opening up their virtual Rakhi storefronts packed with real Rakhi
threads, and small Websites have suddenly becoming active- promising
sisters to ship their Rakhis to their brothers anywhere in the
world," informs hinduism.about.com.
Some portals are offering deals for those who have
their brothers or sisters living in to order their favorite rakhis as
well as gifts like jewelry, clothes, electronic gadgets, sweets and
cakes to make the occasion memorable and joyous.