Fewer Americans to celebrate Halloween this year, survey says

09/23/2013 | MediaPost Communications · Sarasota Herald-Tribune (Fla.)

About 158 million U.S. consumers plan to celebrate Halloween this year, down from the record 170 million who said they had Halloween plans last year, according to a new NRF survey. Spending on the holiday has risen by more than 50% since 2005, and this year revelers are forecast to spend an average of $75.03 on decorations, costumes, candy and other goods, for a total of about $6.9 billion.

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MediaPost Communications · Sarasota Herald-Tribune (Fla.)

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