Survey Shows Change In Valentine’s Day Gifts

A Valentine’s Day consumer spending survey from the shopping app RetailMeNot has details about what people are buying for Valentine’s Day.  Although traditional gifts like chocolates, jewelry and flowers are still on the top five list of things that people are asking for for Valentine’s Day, according to the survey when it comes to the number one and number two spots, we’re seeing something different.  Experiences are now number two and dinner out is number one.  Technically dinner out could be considered an experience, but experiences are more specifically a spa day or concert tickets, travel, plane tickets and a nice “staycation” at a hotel.  According to the research, 35 percent of people don’t buy their gifts until one or two days before, and people are planning on spending a lot of money.  Sara Skirboll, from RetailMeNot, says the survey shows people spend an average of around $135. 

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