You can now buy your Valentine a £5000 bouquet of roses

14 February, 2018, 19:46 | Author: Terri Saunders
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Conerly says to be sure they are ready for the big day is taking some doing.

The latest figures from the National Retail Federation estimated that American consumers will spend an estimated US$19.6 billion on Valentine's Day gifts, which is an increase from $18.2 billion in 2017, on gifts for Valentine's Day. Be prepared, though, to compromise which type of bouquet you order as the holiday nears.

LOVED-UP Valentines have been left fuming over dud deliveries of wilting flowers, blooms that don't live up to expectations and even a bouquet sent to the wrong person.

Of course, it is the roses that are always flying out the door.

Despite all of the love, 53 percent of women said they would end their relationship if they didn't get anything on February 14th. The U.S.is among the 10 most popular destinations. Almost a third of men said they would spend more than $100 on gifts. Valentine's Day is about acknowledging and appreciating your significant other.

"All different color Roses", said Rose's arranger Bruce Berry.

Clint Heathorn, from Northway Plaza's The Little Green Frog, said this year was already looking to be a bumper day with 2000 stems ready to go - almost 500 more than last year.

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"Aussies looking to treat their partner with dinner, drinks and flowers should expect to splash out around $136 on the big day". Forty-one percent of people between the age of 25 and 34 plan to give a gift of experience, the NRF survey showed.

"Valentine's Day is a very busy day for us", Hyatt said. "Christmas (season) starts after Thanksgiving and goes all the way to Christmas (Day), but Valentine's Day happens so quick".

The parameters for each order were roses and tried to stay around $50.

Traditional gifts of greeting cards, flowers and an evening out all round out the top gifts for this year's holiday.

"It takes a lot of brownies and heart shaped sugar cookies to get them through the day", Humphrey joked. "Every day is a special day for us, but since the day is dedicated for Valentine's, I think my wife deserves something great on Valentine's day".

More than half of US consumers, or 55%, plan to celebrate Valentine's Day in some way this year. The miniature pink roses choice was another example of finding an alternative to a dozen red roses due to availability and cost.

"It's a lot of last minute guys and a majority of it is over the phone for deliveries", Mrs Swift said. While roses are the real victor for Valentine's Day, decorated arrangements are a hit as well. "We don't have that much coming from California so didn't really affect us".

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