Valentine’s Day is right around the corner …

Did you know that the average U.S. consumer is expected to spend $116.21 on Valentine’s Day gifts, meals and entertainment?

141,000,000 Valentine’s day cards are exchanged worldwide, and 52.1% will buy cards for Valentine’s day.

Men spend double what women spend on Valentine’s day $158.71 vs. $75.79.

In total, $1.7 Billion will be spend on flowers this Valentine’s day.

Chocolate and candy sales reach profits of $1,011 Billion during the Valentine’s season.

Have you thought about adding last minutes Valentine’s gifts to your market this week? Themed candies, cards or even fresh flowers for those customers who haven’t quite thought ahead on a Friday afternoon!  Claim a part of the $116.21 that individuals spend this time of year at your own location – especially if you have a higher percentage of male market-users! 

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