SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — Chocolate candy sales made during the week of Valentine’s Day are expected to top more than $323 million, according to The Nielsen Co. Valentine’s week is the most popular for chocolate candy sales, and ranks third behind Halloween and Easter for all candy sales. Although consumers are expected to buy fewer bottles of sparkling and rosé wine during the same time period, they’ll spend more per bottle, according to Nielsen. Members of a group known as New Empty Nesters may ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Salary Survey 2015

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.