NEW YORK, NY - The sluggish economy hasn't prevented romantics everywhere from seeking out deals for Valentines Day 2009.
MP3 players and digital photo frames are joining the usual suspects of candy, flowers and fragrances as the most sought-after gifts, according to data released Feb. 6 by Sortprice.com.
"Romance is certainly not dead, even with the growing concern over the state of the economy right now," said Doron Simovitch, Sortprice.com CEO and co-founder. "Shoppers are seeking out more than just the traditional Valentines gifts and appear willing to spend a little extra this year."
Sortprice compiled data on nearly 18,783 searches to its site between January 17 and February 5 to assemble a list of the most popular products and product categories this Valentines shopping season.
The top 10 product searches included: red roses, Kama Sutra spa set, Apple iPod, Apple iPhone, Godiva chocolate, Victoria Secret perfumes, digital picture frames, sterling sliver bracelets, Nintendo Wii console and Valentine chocolate.
The top 10 product categories, included: flowers, gift baskets, spa and massage, women’s fragrances, MP3 players, cellular phones and picture frames.
Sortprice added a Valentine's shopping guide with helpful suggestions for a wide range of gifts for him and her, including a list of recommend top retailers. Learn more at: www.sortprice.com/valentines.html.
SortPrice.com, founded in 2004, has grown into one of the internet's most popular shopping search engines. With advanced search technology and a simple interface, the site features millions of products from thousands of merchants nationwide. Learn more at www.sortprice.com.