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Valentine’s Day Fun Facts

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Valentine’s Day Fun Facts

Valentine’s Day is the biggest holiday of the year to celebrate love. Each year people go out to dinner, purchase flowers, jewelry and other gifts to show how much they appreciate each other. It is also the one time of year you are encouraged to go big or go home! Store Supply Warehouse loves Valentine’s Day. We want to arm you with some fun statistics about the big day. We also want to encourage you to get creative with your packaging ideas and store displays to get your customers in the mood to shop for the ones they love.

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The average U.S. consumer spent around $116 on Valentine’s Day gifts, meals and entertainment in 2015 according to the  Retail Advertising and Marketing Association. Roughly 92 percent of married Americans with children will spend most of that money on their spouse.

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1 in 4 Valentine’s Day shoppers will buy flowers. 20% of all floral transactions happen during Valentine’s Day. 250 million roses get produced for Valentine’s Day. 40% of Valentine’s flower purchases are red roses. Red roses symbolize love.

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About 1 in 5 people will purchase jewelry as Valentine’s Day gifts and 9% of jewelry sold is diamond jewelry. Half of all marriage proposals take place on Valentine’s Day.

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Almost 1/3 of Valentine’s Day shoppers procrastinate. 40% of those procrastinators believe it’s too late to find a deal after February 13th.

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There is always a deal to be made. Make sure you do your best to get your customers into your store and leave with a great gift. We have all the store supplies you’ll need to promote your business including signage, jewelry displays, gift boxes and more.