Consumers Plan To Spend More On Mom This Mother’s Day

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – If you’re buying a gift for Mother’s Day, you’re definitely not alone.

According to the National Retail Federation, consumers are expected to spend more than $21 billion for Mother’s Day.

That’s an average of just over $172, which is up by almost than $10 from 2014.

Eighty percent of people surveyed said they’d buy Mom a card, and two out of three people would buy her flowers.

The NRF 2015 Mother’s Day Consumer Spending Survey polled more than 6,000 people in early April.

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10th.

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