Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day spending to hit $23.9 billion

Valentine’s Day spending to hit $23.9 billion

WASHINGTON  – Valentine’s Day spending is expected to reach $23.9 billion this year, up from $21.8 billion in 2021 and the second-highest year on record, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. “Following the historic level of consumer spending over the winter holidays, it appears

Valentine’s Day spending to total $21.8 billion

Valentine’s Day spending to total $21.8 billion

WASHINGTON – Just over half (52%) of U.S. adults plan to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, spending a total of $21.8 billion, according to the annual survey released Thursday by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. “There is no question the pandemic has disrupted many aspects of Americans’ daily interactions and activities,”

NRF projects strong Valentine’s Day sales

NRF projects strong Valentine’s Day sales

WASHINGTON – Americans are expected to set another record for Valentine’s Day spending this year,  according to a survey from the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. “Valentine’s Day is a sentimental tradition, but gift-giving can be driven by the economy,” NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay said. “Consumers spent freely during the

NRF: Valentine’s Day spending to slip

NRF: Valentine’s Day spending to slip

WASHINGTON — Consumer spending on Valentine’s Day is expected to slip this year after a decade of annual increases, according to the National Retail Federation. U.S. consumers are expected to spend an average of $136.57 on the holiday this year, according to the annual survey released by the NRF and Prosper Insights & Analytics. That

Hallmark celebrates Valentine’s Day with innovative offerings

Hallmark celebrates Valentine’s Day with innovative offerings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Hallmark Cards is celebrating this Valentine’s Day with a focus on craftsmanship and industry-leading innovation. Hallmark’s 2017 collection delivers a range of all-new greeting cards, from intricately designed Hallmark Signature cards to innovative Light Pipe cards, with new technology and synchronized animation, the company said. “Our shoppers are always looking for something