How much do Americans spend on cosmetics?

Answer Americans spent $50 billion on cosmetics in 2006. That number rose slightly in 2007 and held steady in 2008. When adjusted for inflation, experts at Euromonitor International expect sales of cosmet... Read More »

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How much money do women spend annually on cosmetics&skin care?

According to a YWCA report released in 2008, women spend an average of $7 billion annually on cosmetics and beauty products. Cosmetic surgical and non-surgical procedures have also been on the rise... Read More »

How much do Americans spend on new appliances?

According to The New York Times, Americans spent $27.8 billion on major appliances in 2008. They also spent about $1.6 billion on appliance warranties, according to Warranty Week.References:The New... Read More »

How much do Americans spend on prescription drugs?

Americans spent $287 billion on prescription drugs in 2007. Prescription drug spending represented about 14 percent of health care spending. According to the Progressive States Network, in that sam... Read More »

How much do Americans spend on soft drinks?

The average American consumes approximately 50 gallons of "sugar-added drinks" a year, says Jeff Brady on National Public Radio (May 4, 2010). Americans spend $56 billion a year on soft drinks swee... Read More »