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Florida Retailers Expecting a Boost With Back to School Sales Tax Holding Coming in...

With Florida holding its annual tax-free “back to school” days in the first week of August, the Florida Retail Federation (FRF) showed off some of the benefits this year.

Florida Retailers Expect High Spending Despite Independence Day Falling on a Thursday

With Independence Day coming up on Thursday, the Florida Retail Federation (FRF) is expecting near record high spending in the Sunshine State and across the nation, even as less people celebrate the holiday thanks to it being in the middle of the week.

Record High Sales Expected in Florida, Across the Nation for Father’s Day

The Florida Retail Federation (FRF) released a report on Wednesday noting that the average family in the Sunshine State will spend $139 per person for Father’s Day, part of $16 billion in spending expected around the nation for the holiday.

Near Record Easter Spending Gives a Boost to Retailers in Florida, Across the Nation

On Monday, the Florida Retail Federation (FRF) noted that the average Floridian will spend $151 on Easter.

Valentine’s Day Expect to Add Almost $21 Billion to the Economy

While fewer people might be celebrating Valentine’s Day later this week, the Florida Retail Federation (FRF) noted that the average American will be spending $162 for the holiday.

Florida Retailers Will Get a Boost From Super Bowl Spending

The Florida Retail Federation (FRF) noted on Tuesday that the average Florida family will spend $81.30 per person to watch the big game on Sunday, up slightly from last year.

Holiday Shopping in Florida Already Exceeding High Expectations

The Florida Retail Federation (FRF) announced on Tuesday that it “feels confident its prediction of a 4.5 percent increase in holiday shopping sales over 2017’s numbers will come to fruition if not exceed it" and “with just one week left before Christmas, Florida’s retailers are experiencing the benefits of a healthy state economy with more residents employed.”