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Wishing you a happy Easter

Facts and figures for Easter 2016

Rabbit Eating Grass in the LawnConsumers celebrate Easter in a number or different ways: 57.8 percent will visit family and friends, 55.6 percent will cook a holiday meal, 51.3 percent will go to church, and 15.6 percent will go to a restaurant. For the kids, 31.4 percent of consumers plan an Easter egg hunt and 13.9 percent will open gifts.

Whatever your plans, I hope have a great Easter celebration.

Consumers will spend $5.5 billion on food, $3 billion on clothing, $2.7 billion on gifts, $2.4 billion on candy, and $1.2 billion on flowers, according to the survey.

Those celebrating plan to spend an average of $146 per person, according to the survey. That’s the highest level in the 13 years the survey has been conducted and up over last year’s $140.62 per person and $16.4 billion total. 

Spending for the Easter holiday this year is expected to reach $17.3 billion, a survey conducted for the National Retail Federation reports.

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