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The Florida Retail Federation this week predicted that spending for Easter weekend is expected to reach record highs. According to the federation, those celebrating plan to spend an average of $146 per person, for a national total of $17.3 billion, both records. The estimates are up significantly over last year’s $141 per person and $16.4 billion total. The $146 per person spending average, according to the National Retail Federation, is the highest in the 13-year history of the organization's surveys. It shows that consumers nationally will spend $5.5 billion on food, $3 billion on clothing, $2.7 billion on gifts, $2.4 billion on candy and $1.2 billion on flowers.

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