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We love spending - Valentine's 2012

WE LOVE SPENDING Valentine's Day FEBRUARY 14, 2012 Projections V-DAY SPENDING STRONGER THAN EVER $130 $120 8.5% $110 $100 Compared to 2011 $90 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 O Average Valentine's Day Spending per Person by Year After a few years of recession, Amercians are ready to start spending more this Valentine's Day. Check out the latest numbers from the National Retail Federation: 2012 SURVEY RESULTS: 1. Do you plan to celebrate Valentine's Day? NO YES 41.7% 59.4% On average, 11,000 children are conceived on Valentine's Day. * 2. Who spends more on their significant other: men or women? $ 112.65 $ 51.56 00 OC MEN MEN SPEND OVER 2X MORE! WOMEN 53% of women say they would end their relationship if they didn't get something for Valentine's Day." 3. Where do men buy the gifts? 35.2% 27.3% 20.2% 17.6% 28.6% Sale Department Stores Specialty Stores (Cards/Electronics) Discount Jewelry Stores Florists Stores Each year, 196 million roses are produced for Valentine's Day.* 4.. Which gifts do men spend money on? 58.2% 44.0% 48.3% 40.6% Flowers Greeting Cards Candy An Evening Out 29.3% 12.2% 11.6% 6.6% Jewelry Clothing Gift Cards/Certificates Other Crap 14% of women send themselves flowers on Valentine's Day.* Created with love by: Sources: National Retail Federation (, and * CC 000 This work is under a Creative Commons License BY NC ND All adults 18+

We love spending - Valentine's 2012

shared by herrimanjoe on Feb 13
Valentine's Day spending is higher than ever after a few years of recession.


Joseph LeBaron


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