Halloween is Spooky, Scary, Creepy… and Great for Business

Halloween is Spooky, Scary, Creepy… and Great for Business

HalloweenHappy Halloween to you, your companies, and families from Building Indiana Business.

This year’s spooky celebration is going to be good for business. Americans are projected to spend $8.8 billion this year on terrifying treats and costumes, according to the National Retail Federation.

Retail shoppers will spend an average of $86.27 on 2019 Halloween revelry. This will amount to roughly:

  • $3.2 billion on costumes
  • $2.6 billion on candy
  • $2.7 billion on decorations
  • $390 million on greeting cards

Also, shoppers are projected to spend about $490 million on costumes for their furry friends. More than 29 million people in the U.S. plan to dress up their cats, dogs, and other pets.

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