This year’s Super Bowl will drive millions of fans to bars and restaurants and have a major economic footprint as the Kansas City Chiefs take on the San Francisco 49ers in the biggest game of the year.
The Chiefs are the defending champions after narrowly defeating the Philadelphia Eagles last year. The economic effects of the clash will reverberate throughout the host city of Las Vegas and across the entire United States, which eagerly awaits the game each year.
Fans all over the country will cumulatively shell out $17.3 billion on the Super Bowl this year, according to a survey conducted by the National Retail Federation. For perspective, that is roughly equivalent to the entire gross domestic product of Nicaragua or Jamaica. The spending will come in the form of food, drinks, apparel, and