The countdown is on for Valentine’s Day! The big question is how much do you plan to spend on your special lady or man?
According to Much Needed.com, merchants know Valentine’s Day continues to be a big profit holiday for retailers and florist. It is one of the biggest shopping seasons of the year. And the reason is an estimated 54% of American’s participate in the shopping frenzy. How much money will you spend?
Statistics show 11.5% will buy a special gift for the holiday. 15% of women will send flowers to themselves on the holiday and 9% will spend an evening g out dining with friends.
The demographic spending the most money are 25-34 years old who plan to spend over $235. Those in the age group of 35-44 will drop $187 and 18-24-year-olds will fork over $148.
The most popular items on the gifts on the list are-(no specific order)
And guys here is a list of what your lady really wants for Valentine’s Day according to Much Needed.com-
- New car
- A holiday or vacation
- Spa day
Really, a new car? This little lady maybe disappointed again this year…and next year!
It is worth noting almost 11% of you will buy something for your dog and close to 7% will buy a gift for your cat on Valentine’s Day. And I bet your dog or cat will be very happy with your gift, and they will not be expecting a new car! And the stats also show 14.77% will splurge on themselves.
If you spend on yourself, you’re guaranteed of receiving exactly what you want!
Happy Valentine’s Day!