Here are a few facts:
About $160 MILLION greeting cards will be bought for Valentine’s Day this year – not including those child-valentine multipacks.
Last year’s national Valentine’s Day spending projections were $17.6 billion, with the average American consumer dropping $126.03 on gifts, meals, and entertainment.
More than 36 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate are purchased on Valentine’s Day.
About 200 million roses are sold on Valentine’s Day, with averaging prices for a dozen long-stems jumping from $60 to $80 during Valentine’s Day week.
Pet owners will spend on average, $4.52 for their furry companion on Valentine’s Day.