Spending survey indicates consumers nationally will spend $5.5 billion on food, $3 billion on clothing, $2.7 billion on gifts, $1.2 billion on flowers and $2.4 billion on candy, including chocolate Easter bunnies.JOHN WALKER/Fresno Bee/MCT FILE
Spending survey indicates consumers nationally will spend $5.5 billion on food, $3 billion on clothing, $2.7 billion on gifts, $1.2 billion on flowers and $2.4 billion on candy, including chocolate Easter bunnies.JOHN WALKER/Fresno Bee/MCT FILE John Walker MCT
Spending survey indicates consumers nationally will spend $5.5 billion on food, $3 billion on clothing, $2.7 billion on gifts, $1.2 billion on flowers and $2.4 billion on candy, including chocolate Easter bunnies.JOHN WALKER/Fresno Bee/MCT FILE John Walker MCT

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March 21, 2016 10:06 PM