Four Million Americans Expect to Propose or Be Proposed to on Valentine’s Day
One estimate states that 60% of Valentine’s spending occurs in the five days prior to the day of romance. According to American Express, 4 million Americans expect to pop the big question or be proposed to on Tuesday.
Here are a couple of other facts, by the numbers, for Valentine’s Day:
8 Billion – Number of Sweethearts candies (the ones with the cheeky/flirty phrases on them) produced by Necco annually.
$17.6 Billion Total amount expected to be spent on Valentine’s Day, per a National Retail Federation estimate. The average person celebrating Valentine’s will spend $126.03, up 8.5% from last year ($116.21).
[ via TIME.com ]