Valentine’s Day 2015 is coming up soon and it will hopefully be a fanfare event for Yanks all across the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave.
Cupid definitely isn’t stupid! The chubby baby-like love spirit is going to laud millions of Americans on Valentine’s Day 2015 with gemstones, boxes of chocolate candy and other interesting stuff.
In keeping with the findings of a survey, the Average Joe (or Jane) will cough up approximately $142 on sweetmeats, floral arrangements and fashionable clothing this year.
This is a definite increase from the average rate of $133 that was commonly seen last year. Within no time the overall money spent in the US of A on Valentine’s will be nearly $19 billion which is quite a lot of dosh.
It is a trend that has been seen for awhile as the emotion of love gets a fillip on the day when the world celebrates the life of a Christian Saint of yore known for praising and spreading the message of kindness and human gratitude. The commercial boost that the economy gets via the event when lovers get together to be each other’s Valentine, is very real indeed.
Shopping for gifts such as flowers, candy and jewelry not to mention reservations at fancy restaurants where candlelit dinners take place is the norm. While many boyfriends take their girlfriends out for lunch, many husbands too take their wives and kids out for a night on the town.
Department stores selling all sorts of trinkets at throwaway prices are the most frequented places on this festive and jovial holiday. Did you know that online shopping shows a spike at this time of the year too.
Amazon.com has some lucrative deals that you might like to avail for the lady in your life. There is 15%-20% off on chocolates and candies ranging from Toblerone to Lindt and Skittles and Ferrero Rocher. While Skittles come for $2 per packet, Lindt and Ferrero Rocher come for $16 each.
As for the bling it comes at phenomenal 60% discounts. Pendants that are both beautiful and funky in equal measures are worth from $30 to a hundred bucks. And earrings cost $30 to $60.
Ladies looking to give their men something to remember them by can opt for lots of men’s grooming products with 75% off on each item on Amazon.com. These include electric shavers worth $15, $20 and $30 depending upon the quality.
Finally, homme and femme fragrances have a nominal 25% off on them. These include Nautica perfume for the males and Can Can by Paris Hilton for their female counterparts.
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