Don’t have a Valentine this year? No worries. Your wallet can breathe a sigh of relief.
Alexa, play Marvins Room…
Who even invented Valentine’s Day? Valentine’s became revitalized as an American holiday in the 1800s when merchants wanted to create a hyped-up day for commerce. It worked.
How else is Cupid going to pay the bills?
Who’s staying at home? Well, singles (sorry) and 49% of people celebrating will opt for an in-home romance.
How does it affect my wallet?
Cupid’s biz is boomin’. 55% of Americans are celebrating Valentine’s this year, that’s 4% more than last year. Some more lovely stats?
This year, the average American will spend $196.31 to reach a record total of $27.4 billion.
- 32% of Valentine’s shoppers will be exclusively online shopping.
- Every year, around 9 million people buy their pets a Valentine’s Day gift…
Consumerism baby! There’s a reason why 78% of Americans are broke.
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