Americans are expected to spend a record amount on Valentine’s Day this year despite a years-long decrease in the percentage of people celebrating the holiday,
Retail sales in October were up 5.6 percent from the previous year
Halloween is becoming a holiday for the whole family — including pets.
NRF survey says spending for back to school shopping could reach $82.8 billion.
BizBuySell analysts attribute the growth to a growing number of Baby Boomers exiting their business as well as improving business financials.
In the U.S., Mother’s Day spending is expected to reach a near-record $23.1 billion in 2018.
Record high percentage of owners expect 2018 increases in revenues, cash flow
2017 set the all-time record high for small business optimism in the 45-year history of the NFIB Index of Small Business Optimism