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Luke Todd

Are toe-curling Valentine's Day gimmicks really necessary?

Shoppers are poised to show some love for the UK’s high street and online retailers this weekend, with spend predicted to hit £980m - an increase of £15m on last year, according to Verdict. Either a greater number of shoppers have found time to engage in blissful romance this time around or retailers are stepping up their offerings in a bid to bank some cupid-cash.