Americans celebrating Easter plan to spend slightly less on food, candy, gifts, apparel and other items compared to last year ($137.46 vs. $145.13), according to the National Retail Federation’s Easter Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights and Analytics. Those who plan to celebrate (80.3% vs. 83% in 2013) will spend the most on groceries for a family dinner or Sunday brunch out; 85.7% will spend an average of $43.18 on a holiday meal, totaling $5 billion. CONNECT WITH SN ON ...

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