Romantic Brits to spend £880m on Valentines this year (and, yes, it’s mostly men paying)
14th February 2014
Brits are expected to spend £880m celebrating Valentines Day – and most of the money will be spent by men.
A study of 5,000 adults showed men will spend a staggering £611m on presents for their other halves.
Meanwhile, women will spend just £269m…
Big spenders: Brits will spend about £880m celebrating Valentines and it’s mostly men paying.
The research found that two thirds of men quizzed in the poll for Travelodge will spend £39.99 on presents – £4.41 more than they spent last year.
However, the figure is much less for women whose average spend it’s around the £20 mark which is almost £2 less than last year.
Meanwhile, businesses are hoping to cash in on the big spenders hoping to impress their partners.
Chocolate chain Thorntons is producing an extra 1 billion individual chocolates made with 110,000 kg of chocolate to cater for the increased demand.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2100335/Romantic-Brits-spend-880m-Valentines-year-men-paying.html