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Halloween Industry Worth $8 Billion

by Gregor Smart

 

 

 

Happy Halloween!  It should be no surprise, but Halloween is big business. According to the National Retail Federation, 170 million Americans plan to celebrate Halloween this year.  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 $8.0 billion.  For more information on Halloween spending, favorite costumes and data from prior years click on the link above.

Download full survey results here.

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