Consumer spending patterns for Mother's Day 2018

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Projected nationwide spending over Mother's Day weekend remained high but declined slightly from 2017, according to the National Retail Federation.

June 20, 2018

Mother’s Day enjoys a reputation as one of the biggest gift-giving holidays of the year, especially among independent garden centers. For many IGCs, the 2018 spring season had a rough start, exacerbated by a stubbornly persistent winter, with Mother’s Day weekend bringing much-needed business with it. Each year, the National Retail Federation publishes a projection of nationwide Mother’s Day retail sales — see what Americans were expected to spend on gifts for mom this year:
Source: National Retail Federation