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Americans to spend $20 billion on mom for Mother's Day

Created: 04/29/2014 3:36 PM WHEC.com

How much do you plan to spend on your mom this Mother's Day? According to the National Retail Federation, Americans will spend almost $20 billion on mom this year. That breaks down to about $163 dollars per mother. 

So what are people buying? The federation says two-thirds will buy flowers. Jewelry is also popular too with an expected four million dollars to be spent on a little “bling”.

Gift cards are also popular, with spending expected to reach more than two billion dollars. 





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