Easter Related Spending: Food, Clothes, Decoations, Chocolate Bunnies and more!

Easter Related Spending: Food, Clothes, Decoations, Chocolate Bunnies and more!

If you ever wondered what people in America spend on the Easter holiday; there is a group that surveys it.  Take a read below for a synopsis and follow the link for their full report!
 


Current Spending Trends On Easter

According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), as reported on Fox Business News on March 29, 2013, 8 in 10 Americans will make some Easter purchases, and do so in amounts similar to last year's spending. The NRF says that the average person will spend $145.12 on candies, decorations, clothing and food.  Wow!  That doesn't sound like anyone we know here!

 

Altogether, the news story says that Easter-related spending adds up to $17.2 billion! The survey broke it down like this:

 

Groceries and food for an Easter brunch or dinner: $45.26.

New clothes for Easter and Spring): $25.91

Easter chocolate bunnies, jelly beans and other candy: $20.66

Gifts: $20.82

Flowers: $9.49

Decorations: $9.11