NRF has been conducting its annual St. Patrick’s Day survey since 2007 to see how consumers will spend for and celebrate during the popular cultural holiday.
- 2017: St. Patrick’s Day spending to reach $5.3 billion
- 2016: St. Patrick’s Day expected to give retailers a spring boost
- 2015: Consumers ready to let go of winter with traditional St. Patrick’s Day celebrations
- 2014: Monday won’t stop millions from celebrating St. Patrick’s Day this year
- 2013: St. Patrick’s Day to draw more than 133 million celebrants
Results of the St. Patrick’s Day spending survey are released each year in early March.
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