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Graduation spending expected to reach $5.4B in 2017

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Graduation season means big business for Florida businesses. The National Retail Federation estimates total spending is expected to reach $5.6 billion this graduation season, a nearly 4 percent increase over last year when consumers spent $5.4 billion buying gifts for graduates. The 2017 estimate is expected to be the highest amount spent in the 11 years the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insight & Analytics have surveyed consumers about their spending habits for graduates. “Graduation is a significant achievement in…

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