Valentine’s Day sales figures: is love all you need?

Each year the 14th February signals the second largest consumer spending celebration of the calendar year, beaten only by the Christmas festivities. Subsequently, Valentine’s Day can provide a massive boost for businesses across the world and we have the figures to prove it.

With restaurants booming, flower stands left bare and card shops bustling with activity, we take a look at how much the UK public spends on a typical Valentine’s Day.