Y’all Dropping Some Serious Cash On Valentine’s Day


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I know y’all spend for Valentine’s Day like a newly signed pro athlete spends on jewelry and cars but I didn’t know how much until I found these figures over at The National Retail Federation.

Here’s the tally.

$1.7 billion on candy
$4.5 billion treating a date to a night out at a restaurant, tickets to a show or another experience
$4.4 billion on jewelry
$1.1 billion getting greeting cards
$2 billion for apparel
$1.9 billion for flowers
$12 billion on a gift for your significant other or spouse
$681 million on treats for a pet

Those “entrepreneurs that are selling Valentine’s Day items on parking lots, street corners, and intersection islands are on to something.

I’m of a mind to get in rose business for one day and one day only. Y’all already know what day that is.

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Author: Geo Gee

I'm a curious one that finds politics, social issues, and diverse progressive solutions interesting. I believe information and education are the most powerful weapons one can arm himself with. Those two dynamics alone open the doors to opportunities. I also subscribe to each one teach one for a better world for all.

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