“There are approximately 7 million greeting cards that are sold in the U. S. every year. Annual sales amount to about $7. 5 billion.” Also, “Nine out of 10 U.S. households buy greeting cards, with the average household purchasing 30 individual cards in a year and 80% of these purchases are made from women.” (You can find these statistics here and here.) There is no doubt that greeting cards are popular, but what do you add with your card when giving your gift for Valentines Day?
Is a Greeting Card Alone Enough of a Gift?
A lot of people ask the question, are greeting cards a thing of the past? While e-cards and online options seem to be a popular choice for sending your sentiments, there is something very special about mailing a greeting card that people are apparently finding very difficult to leave in the past. Greeting cards are something that can have a certain sentimentality about them that, while coupled with the right gift, can be a meaningful gesture that is remembered for time to come.
What is the perfect pair for Valentines Day?
“Consumers are expected to purchase more than $345 million in chocolate candy during Valentine’s week, accounting for 5.1 percent of chocolate candy’s annual sales. On a total candy basis, consumers will purchase more than $448 million during Valentine’s week.” Chocolate paired with the ever-faithful valentines day card will be sure to hit it out of the ballpark!
From Valentines Day heart boxes, chocolate roses, chocolate champagne bottles, pretzel trays and much more, The Sweet Tooth has that perfect chocolate gift to make your valentines day extra special! We will hand-deliver your chocolate gift throughout south Florida and ship nationwide.
Do you have a daughter away at college? Don’t forget to send her something also.