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$18.2 Billion To Be Spent On Valentine’s Day 2017

$18.2 Billion To Be Spent On Valentine’s Day 2017

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Valentine’s Day is the third-largest consumer holiday in the United States. According to WalletHub shoppers will spend a whopping $18 billion this Valentine’s Day.

Whether who think Valentine’s Day is just a holiday ginned up by the greeting card, roses, and jewelry businesses, or whether you go all in with the hearts and chocolate, you might be shocked to learn how much shoppers spend on Valentine’s Day.

The Average person spent $146 on Valentine’s Day in 2016.

Men in relationships spend twice as much money on Valentine's Day than women

Here is where the money will be spent in 2017 on Valentine’s Day:

  • Flowers: About $2 Billion dollars will be spent on flowers this year.

  • Jewelers: $4.3 will be spent on jewelry this year.

  • Sweet Treats: $1.7 billion will be spent on candy this year.

  • Gift Cards: $1.4 billion will be spent on gift cards this year.

  • Greeting Cards: $1 billion will be spent on greeting cards this year.

Have fun spending the money America.