Valentine's Day: By the Numbers (Video)

Eden Ames
American Marketing Association
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Check out these fast facts about Valentine's Day spending!

Valentine's Day is a big day for retailers. Here's a look at the numbers.

When it comes to buying gifts for loved ones, people are generally willing to spend more. This is especially evident on Valentine's Day, when U.S. retail spending nears $20 billion.

Take a look at these fast facts from eMarketer for a quick summary of Valentine's Day-related retail spending and consumer preferences in the U.S:

Check out the infographic, too!

Valentine's Day Marketing: A Retailer's Ultimately Love Story 

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Eden Ames
Eden Ames is a digital content producer for the American Marketing Association. She may be reached at
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February 17, 2016

Nice infographic!!! Certain stats however seem wrong 39% smartphone and 33% chocolate seems far from actual.

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