TODAY'S QUESTION: What did you buy for your Valentine?

Monday, February 14, 2011 | 10:09 a.m. CST; updated 10:50 a.m. CST, Tuesday, February 15, 2011

COLUMBIA — It’s Valentine’s Day and as shops sell last-minute gifts to customers, many retailers are already pleased with sales figures this year. Retailers in Columbia and across the U.S. have seen a boost in sales that improved dramatically from last year’s holiday spending.