Total consumer spending for Valentines Day Expected To Top 27-billion dollars

Total consumer spending for Valentines Day Expected To Top 27-billion dollars Click to Enlarge

(MNN) Today is Valentine's Day.

The National Retail Federation estimates that total consumer spending for the holiday is expected to top 27-billion dollars.

Jewelry, a night out on the town, clothing, candy and flowers are among the top gifts to give this year.

The NRF estimates that more than two-billion dollars will be spent on flowers for loved ones. Naturally, roses are the most popular Valentine's Day flowers as more than 250-million are produced for the holiday alone. Additionally, more than 36 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolates are sold across the country.

Approximately one billion Valentine's Day cards are sent each year.


(via MNN)

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