We’re sure you’ve all heard of V-day! Valentine's Day is an annual festival to celebrate romantic love, friendship and admiration. Every year on February 14th people celebrate by sending messages of love and affection to partners, family and friends. Couples exchange Valentine's Day cards and flowers and spend special time together to honour their love for each other.
Did you know?
190 million cards are exchanged annually.
35% of people send an anonymous card. 2/3 are men!
The most popular Valentine’s gift, at 49% is chocolate.
1/3 of people shop online for their Valentine’s gift.
It would take 38 years of Valentine’s retail spendings to equal to 1 year of Christmas retail spending.
23% of adults purchase flowers for Valentine’s day.
73% of those, are male.
Out of the remaining 27% of females who buy flowers, 15% purchase flowers for themselves.
Mixed flowers, not roses are actually the most popular flower choice! 45% of people purchase mixed flowers whilst 42% buy roses.
We hope you all have a lovely Valentine's Day!
Until next time,