- Over 77 percent of Americans plan to celebrate Easter.
- Easter spending is estimated to reach $12.63 billion in 2006, a significant increase from the $9.6 billion spent in 2005.
- 41.2 percent of consumers plan to purchase clothing for the upcoming holiday, compared to only 29.4 percent last year.
- Food purchases will account for 1/3 of consumer expenditures. Other shopping items include clothing, gifts, candy, flowers, decorations and greeting cards.
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