People are going big when showing their love this Valentine’s Day.
The National Retail Federation estimates people in the U.S. will spend $24 billion this holiday.
That’s up from nearly $22 billion in 2021.
According to separate numbers from LendingTree, people who are coupled up will spend about $208 on their significant other on February 14.
Due to inflation, a dozen roses will cost you 22% more.
Assorted chocolates are now 9% more expensive.
If you’re planning on celebrating with some bubbly, a bottle of imported champagne is now $53 more than last year, according to Drizly.
Wine is your more affordable option.
On average, a bottle of wine is 2.5% more expensive than in 2021.
The more post popular items this year include candy, cards and flowers, in that order.
Americans will pay about $175 on those three items alone.