Valentines day is big business for retailers of all product offerings. From florists to bakers to butchers to big box retailers who stock up in every isle to attract die of the more than 3 billion dollars in gift sales we give to our loved ones, our love interests and those we hope to woo.
The holiday is the single biggest day annually for the sale of red roses, The second biggest day for candy sales behind Easter, and the biggest holiday behind Christmas for jewelry sales.
only Mother’s Day is bigger for restaurant food sales and it accounts for the biggest day annually for the sale of sex related products such as night wear and sex toys.
But what you may have overlooked is butcher shop food sales. Today’s butchers offer custom cut meats, bundles of steak and lobster, and seafood offerings for that special night for those who hope to cook at home.