11% spending increase is predicted for Mother's Day

05/8/2013 | Progressive Grocer

Shoppers are expected to spend $20.7 billion for Mother's Day, with average spending increasing 11% to $168.94, from last year's $152.52. According to a National Retail Federation survey, 14.1% of respondents plan to buy electronics as gifts, while other purchases include lunch or brunch, flowers, gift cards, clothing and personal services, such as time at a spa.

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