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Facts about Valentine’s Day you probably didn’t know

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(Meredith) – We all know that Valentine’s Day is about love. It’s about chocolates, flowers, dates, and gifts. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg of the third-largest consumer holiday in the United States.

WalletHub’s new study revealed some interesting facts you probably didn’t know about Cupid’s favorite day. For instance, did you know:

  • Consumers will spend almost $20 billion on Valentine’s Day this year.
  • 32 percent of people will buy a gift from a discount store.
  • The average cost of going on date on Valentine’s Day is $170.53.
  • Men spend twice as much money on Valentine’s Day than women.
  • 94 percent of Americans want chocolate as a gift.

Want to learn more? Check out WalletHub’s infographic below!

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(Source: WalletHub)
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Information for this article was provided by WalletHub.

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