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• The National Retail Federation (NRF) is out with projections that “Father’s Day spending is expected to total a near-record $15.3 billion this year … A total of 77 percent of Americans will celebrate Father’s Day and spend an average of $133 per person … The expected spending would be second only to last year’s $15.5 billion, the highest in the 15-year history of the survey at an average $135 per person.”
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