$16.8 Billion Estimated to be Spent on Easter Goodies

Published 04/08 2012 03:54PM

Updated 04/08 2012 09:31PM

    According to the National Retail Federation, folks are spending a lot of eggs this Easter . The Federation estimates Americans spent about $16.8 billion on Easter items like Peeps, chocolates, and Easter baskets. And that was reflected at a local Walmart, where store shelves were virtually empty.
    The Nation Retail Federation says spending is up 11-percent from last year with an average of $145 spent per shopper. And of the total amount spent, about 90 percent of the money is reportedly going toward sweets to fill Easter baskets.

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