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Be My Valentine: A Look at Valentine's Day Spending

BE MY -┬ź VALENTINE A LOOK AT VALENTINE'S DAY CARDS 50 $2 $4 VALENTINE'S DAY CARDS ARE THE $10 2ND MOST POPULAR GREETING CARD, NEXT TO CHRISTMAS CARDS. GREETING CARDS RANGE FROM 50-$10. MOST ARE BETWEEN $2-$4. 145 MILLION 0% OF ALL GREETING CARDS WERE 80% VALENTINE'S DAY CARDS ARE PURCHASED PURCHASED BY WOMEN. EVERY YEAR (NOT INCLUDING CLASSROOM VALENTINES). WHAT ARE WE BUYING? $130.97 15% THE AMOUNT THE AVERAGE PERSON WILL SPEND GIFT CARDS CELEBRATING VALENTINE'S DAY. 19 JEWELRY $4.1 BILLION EXPECTED SPENDING ON JEWELRY FOR 36% VALENTINE'S DAY. FLOWERS $18.6 BILLION TOTAL SPENDING EXPECTED. 36% EVENING OUT CANDY 40% OVER 8 BILLION BE MINE CONVERSATION OF SURVEYED WOMEN WANT TO RECEIVE CHOCOLATES FOR V-DAY, BUT ONLY 21% OF MEN WANT THE SAME. I LUV HEARTS ARE MADE EACH YEAR TO KEEP UP WITH DEMAND. CHA-CHING! OVER 36 MILLION VALENTINE'S DAY IS HEART-SHAPED BOXES OF CHOCOLATE WILL THE SINGLE LARGEST SALES DAY BE SOLD FOR VALENTINE'S DAY. FOR BOXED CHOCOLATE ALL YEAR. WHO PAYS FOR THE DATE? 39% OF UNMARRIED MEN SAID THEY WANT TO PAY 39% OF WOMEN EXPECT THE GUY TO PICK UP THE BILL 28% OF WOMEN BELIEVE WHOEVER ASKED FOR THE DATE SHOULD PAY 14% SPLIT THE BILL 4 MILLION 40% PEOPLE EXPECTED TO PROPOSE OR BE PROPOSED TO IN 2012. SPIKE IN REQUESTS FOR DIVORCE LAWYERS IN FEBRUARY SEEN BY AVVO.COM. FLOWERS VALENTINE'S DAY IS THE FEB NUMBER ONE HOLIDAY 14 FOR FLORISTS. 224 MILLION ESTIMATED NUMBER OF ROSES PRODUCED FOR VALENTINE'S DAY. p=MIL 46% OF SURVEY RESPONDENTSS REPORTED 27% BUYING FLOWERS FOR A SPOUSE. 21% PURCHASED FLOWERS FOR A MOTHER, AND 25* FOR A SIGNIFICANT OTHER. OF ADULTS BOUGHT FLOWERS OR PLANTS FOR VALENTINE'S DAY. 46% 25% 21% 64% ARE MEN AND 36% ARE WOMEN. TREAT YO' SELF 80% OF WOMEN ADMITTED TO INVENTING A VALENTINE 75% OF WOMEN SENT FLOWERS TO THEMSELVES ON VALENTINE'S DAY 65% 13% OF WOMEN BOUGHT BOXES OF CHOCOLATES & SIGNED THEM FROM A BEAU OR SECRET ADMIRER OF THESE WOMEN DID IT TO FEEL SPECIAL THE OLDEST KNOWN VALENTINE IN EXISTENCE TODAY IS A POEM WRITTEN IN 1415 BY CHARLES, DUKE OF ORLEANS, TO HIS WIFE. "I AM ALREADY SICK WITH LOVE, MY VERY GENTLE VALENTINE..." MONEYSIDEOFLIFE.COM FEBRUARY 2013, ┬ębrassIMEDIA RESEARCH & WRITING: JENNIE BARTLEMAY DESIGN & LAYOUT: KYLA TOM SOURCES: HISTORY.COM, GREETINGCARD.ORG, NRF.COM, AVVO.COM, AMERICANEXPRESS.COM, NECCO.COM, PRWEB.COM, ABOUTFLOWERS.COM, NBC11NEWS.COM, BLOG.NIELSEN.COM, CENSUS.GOV, LIVESCIENCE.COM, CREDITDONKEY.COM, CANDYUSA.COM

Be My Valentine: A Look at Valentine's Day Spending

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A look at what we spend on Valentine's Day.

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