Will lovers break last year’s Valentine’s spending record?

Jan 29, 2020
Written by wpengine

The Day of Love, one that best not be forgotten, arrives on Friday, February 14.

U.S. lovers and those hoping to make up alike set a record $20.7 billion in purchases on Valentine’s Day last year, according to the National Retail Federation. It has been accumulating a vast database on how lovers spend on each other since 2004. Check it out to see how you compare.

Over the years, while a faltering percentage of shoppers have participated on Valentine’s Day, overall spending has steadily increased to last year’s record. NRF is due to make its 2020 projections any day now.

Whether it’s jewelry, a romantic dinner, a box of chocolates or just sending a poignant card, Washington Retail encourages you to mark your calendars and share your love with your special someone this year. Happy Valentine’s Day!