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September 25, 2012

The air is getting colder and retailers are already gearing up for the Christmas season, but before they do that, they will have to get through Halloween.

WASHINGTON — The air is getting colder and retailers are already gearing up for the Christmas season, but before they do that, they will have to get through Halloween.

According to a recent NRF consumer spending survey conducted by BIGinsight, Halloween will be a big deal this year, with seven in 10 Americans saying they plan on celebrating the holiday. Consumers are expecting to spend more too; the average person will spend $79.82 on decorations, costumes and candy, up from $72.31 last year, with total Halloween spending expected to reach $8 billion.

October 17, 2011

Seven-in-10 Americans will celebrate Halloween, creating a $7 billion market, according to the National Retail Federation.

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Seven-in-10 Americans will celebrate Halloween, creating a $7 billion market, according to the National Retail Federation.

Retail pharmacy chain Rite Aid is addressing the demand with a wide selection of Halloween-related items, ranging from costumes and accessories to candy and decorations. This includes an online selection of 18,000 items.

The NRF predicts that a record 68.6% of Americans will celebrate Halloween on Oct. 31.

October 4, 2011

Clif Kid on Tuesday announced that its Full Moon Brownie Zbar, will be available for a limited time for families looking to give trick-or-treaters something a little more healthy this Halloween.

EMERVYVILLE, Calif. — Clif Kid on Tuesday announced that its Full Moon Brownie Zbar, will be available for a limited time for families looking to give trick-or-treaters something a little more healthy this Halloween. Full Moon Brownie combines a chocolate brownie with white chocolate chips in a snack bar made with organic ingredients and baked whole grains, plus 12 vitamins and minerals specific for kids.

September 22, 2011

Walgreens is celebrating Halloween with a new Facebook contest.

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is celebrating Halloween with a new Facebook contest.

March 8, 2011

A popular Irish holiday may give retailers some luck.

WASHINGTON — A popular Irish holiday may give retailers some luck.

October 19, 2010

More than two-thirds of consumers are planning to spend an average of $73 for Halloween,...

September 16, 2010

Parents looking to take the fright out of shopping for Halloween candy can look no...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Parents looking to take the fright out of shopping for Halloween candy can look no further than Indie Candy, a maker of all-natural, allergen-free candy.

 

All of Indie Candy's products are created in a facility free of wheat/gluten, casein/dairy, tree nuts, peanuts, shellfish, fish, soy and eggs, the company said. Indie Candy offers such Halloween candy as: