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Survey Reveals Americans to Spend a Record Amount on Easter This Year


Easter is almost here and people are planning on spending this year.

According to the National Retail Federation, Americans will spend more than ever on Easter, and it is attributed to the fact that the holiday falls 3 weeks later this year.

The survey found consumers will spend $5.8 billion on food, $2.9 billion on gifts, $2.6 billion on candy, $1.2 billion on flowers, $1.1 billion on decorations and $788 million on greeting cards.

Total spending will be up 6% for the holiday, while those celebrating expect to spend an average of $152 per person.

Easter is going to be expensive this year.

Read the full story at CBS Philly.

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