What does Valentine’s Day bring to mind? Sweet messages, red roses, dark chocolate, and a wallet with a few dollars in it… But it’s a core goal for marketers to create a marketing strategy for this day, to achieve a targeted success & a connection between brand and consumer.
Discover how to sweeten your sales during Valentine’s season using real data from over 80 million transactions during 2016:
- 79% rise in sales made via smartphones during February 10-12, 2016.
- Jewelry, clothing, flowers, candy, gift cards, and greeting cards are the top categories achieved the highest sales during Valentine’s Day 2016.
- Smartphone sales grow 3x as much as desktop sales.
- More than half the sales of flowers & gifts done via mobile devices.
- Perfume with lingerie and chocolate with greeting cards are the items most often cross-purchased.
- On the other hand, messages (100%), flowers (92%) and watches (63%) are items most often purchased alone.
Data were driven from 7,293 US internet users ages 18+. The margin of error is +/- 1.2% points.
For more information, please download the “Valentine’s Day Gift Trends, 2017” full infographic.