How Big is Valentine’s Day?
Americans spent over $20.7 billion on Valentine’s Day in 2019. The National Retail Federation estimates that Americans will spend upwards of $3.9 billion on jewelry. The most popular gift or experience to give on Valentine’s Day in the United States in 2018 was an evening out. Approximately 5.5 billion U.S. dollars was estimated to be spent on evenings out in this year.
Americans will also spend $2.1 billion on clothing for this holiday , and nearly $2 billion is spent on Valentine’s Day flowers.
Obviously, things may be different with the COVID-19 Crisis, but it will still be a big day for almost all businesses.
It can be a sale, special offer, or a free gift. With more and more people working from home, this is a great time to show your application to employees. Mail them something useful — a mug, notebook, or a tech item.
Conduct a Sweepstakes or Fundraiser.
The Bernie,, the Bear Giveaway is just one idea of what you can give away for Valentin’s Day for a family business. It comes with toys for kids and entry box and entry blanks making it easy to quickly promote.
Across the United States and in other places around the world, candy, flowers,, and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine. But who is this mysterious saint,, and where did these traditions come from? Find out about the history of Valentine’s Day in this blog post on the History Channel.
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