April 17, 2024

Mother’s Day 2012 Spending Exceeds $18 Billion


(westernkansasnews.com) – Americans will spend more on Mom than they have in recent years, according to the National Retail Federation’s consumer spending survey done last month. That’s about $152 per person this year up $12 over last year.

Two thirds of consumers, or 66.4 percent, will buy $2.2 billion worth of flowers, while nearly one third will spend $1.6 billion on clothing and accessories, according to the NRF survey. Consumers will also shell out about $1.8 billion on gift cards and $1.3 billion on personal services such as day-spa trips. 

So what did you get your Mom??

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