Valentine's Day Forecast & Fun Facts
Valentine's Day will be celebrated by consumers across the nation spending an estimated $18.2 billion with the average consumer spending $136.57. Midwest consumers are estimated to spend $96.25. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), this Valentine's Day couples are eager to spoil their loved ones with jewelry, candy, flowers and a special night out. MERIC has put together some fun facts and figures about this holiday to share with your loved ones.
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Midwest Valentine's Day Spending Forecast
*The sum of the totals may be greater than 100
Midwest consumers plan to spend the majority of their Valentine's Day budget on their spouse or significant other ($60.74). Midwesterners will also spend on other family members ($19.29), children's classmates ($4.21), friends ($4.32), pets ($3.14), other ($2.74) and co-workers ($1.81).
Source: National Retail Federation, Prosper Insights & Analytics,
InfoUSA, US Census Bureau
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