Friday 24 October 2014

Snapshot: How people and businesses from around the world are preparing for Valentine's Day

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A diver holds heart-shaped squid meat dyed red to feed a ray with at the Sunshrine Aquarium in Tokyo as a feature for Valentine's Day on February 10, 2014. The aquarium is holding the event four times a day until February 14.   AFP PHOTO / Toru YAMANAKA        (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)
A diver holds heart-shaped squid meat dyed red to feed a ray with at the Sunshrine Aquarium in Tokyo as a feature for Valentine's Day on February 10, 2014. The aquarium is holding the event four times a day until February 14. PHOTO: TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)
MALANG, INDONESIA - FEBRUARY 10:  Dedy Wirabuana, a candle maker, carves a candle with Valentines design at the Diandra Candle Gallery on February 10, 2014 in Malang, Indonesia. Roses, chocolates, teddy bears, toy hearts, candles, and cards are all part of the preparations for the Valentines Day and orders increase significantly in the weeks leading up to the Valentines Day that will be celebrated on February 14th.  (Photo by Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)
MALANG, INDONESIA - FEBRUARY 10: Dedy Wirabuana, a candle maker, carves a candle with Valentines design at the Diandra Candle Gallery on February 10, 2014 in Malang, Indonesia. Roses, chocolates, teddy bears, toy hearts, candles, and cards are all part of the preparations for the Valentines Day and orders increase significantly in the weeks leading up to the Valentines Day that will be celebrated on February 14th. (Photo by Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)
QUANZHOU, CHINA - AUGUST 13:  (CHINA OUT) Chinese lovers kiss during a competition to greet the Chinese Valentine's Day on August 13, 2013 in Quanzhou, China. The Chinese Valentine's Day falls on the 7th day of the 7th month on the Chinese lunar calendar which falls on August 13 this year.  (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)
QUANZHOU, CHINA - Chinese lovers kiss during a competition to greet the Chinese Valentine's Day on August 13, 2013 in Quanzhou, China. The Chinese Valentine's Day falls on the 7th day of the 7th month on the Chinese lunar calendar which fell on August 13 last year. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

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