Breaking Down Valentines Day!

It’s Valentine’s Day!  Cupid’s day to spread love and happiness. It’s also a day million of flowers and candy are sold.

According to the National Retail Federation, the average spending for Valentine’s Day is $136.57.

Here is a break down of how much money Americans are expected to spend on flowers and candy for this romantic holiday:

$2-billion on flowers.

$16-billion for chocolate confectionery products.

$10.1-billion for non-chocolate products (candy).

$1.9-billion on Valentine’s Day clothing.

$1-billion on Valentine’s Day cards.

4 out of 10 people will take their sweetheart out to dinner.

1 out of 5 people will buy their loved one jewelry.

By:  Dianah Gibson