Content about Halloween

September 25, 2014

More than half of consumers will spend more for the Halloween holiday than they’ll spend for either Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, according to the 2014 Halloween Happenings Survey by Alliance Data Retail Services, which manages credit card programs.

September 25, 2014

More than half of consumers will spend more for the Halloween holiday than they’ll spend for either Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, according to the 2014 Halloween Happenings Survey by Alliance Data Retail Services, which manages credit card programs.

September 24, 2014

Total Halloween spending will reach $7.4 billion.

September 24, 2014

Total Halloween spending will reach $7.4 billion.

September 22, 2014

Nearly three-quarters (74%) of U.S. households plan to spend money on Halloween-related items, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Halloween Consumer Spending Survey.

September 22, 2014

Nearly three-quarters (74%) of U.S. households plan to spend money on Halloween-related items, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Halloween Consumer Spending Survey.

August 27, 2014

With each passing year, it seems like the twinkly lights, newspaper inserts and door busters galore start earlier and earlier. The 2014 holiday season will be no different. As stores pull out all the stops to offer holiday promotions as early as possible this upcoming season, consumers will continue to shift their shopping dollars to November.

November 7, 2013

Earlier in October, shoppers were put off by holiday displays in store; now people are warming up to them.

November 7, 2013

Earlier in October, shoppers were put off by holiday displays in store; now people are warming up to them.

October 28, 2013

For many retailers, Halloween has become one of their favorite times of year. Spending on Halloween-related costumes, decorations, candy, etc. has grown to the point it represents the second-highest consumer spending holiday, only trailing Christmas with NRF estimates of this year’s spending total reaching $6.9 billion.

October 28, 2013

For many retailers, Halloween has become one of their favorite times of year. Spending on Halloween-related costumes, decorations, candy, etc. has grown to the point it represents the second-highest consumer spending holiday, only trailing Christmas with NRF estimates of this year’s spending total reaching $6.9 billion.

October 18, 2013

Ricky’s Halloween, backed by Ricky’s NYC, a 23-year-old brand of ultra-hip beauty shops, has leased new pop-up locations for its Halloween retail stores in the Financial District and West Chelsea.

October 18, 2013

Ricky’s Halloween, backed by Ricky’s NYC, a 23-year-old brand of ultra-hip beauty shops, has leased new pop-up locations for its Halloween retail stores in the Financial District and West Chelsea.

October 14, 2013

Most retailers wouldn’t dream of using an abacus to reconcile daily accounts when software exists which performs calculations and reconciliations at lightning speed.

October 14, 2013

Faced with an uncertain economic and political environment and the first government shutdown in nearly two decades, Americans are expected to tighten their holiday budgets this year, beginning with Halloween, according to market research firm IBISWorld. Total spending on the holiday is anticipated to grow only 3% to $7.63 billion in 2013, compared to a strong 17.8% increase in 2012.

October 14, 2013

Faced with an uncertain economic and political environment and the first government shutdown in nearly two decades, Americans are expected to tighten their holiday budgets this year, beginning with Halloween, according to market research firm IBISWorld. Total spending on the holiday is anticipated to grow only 3% to $7.63 billion in 2013, compared to a strong 17.8% increase in 2012.

October 9, 2013

Amid weaker-than-expected August retail sales, leading retailers are kick-starting their holiday shopping season by wooing existing shoppers through their customer loyalty programs. Retailers are increasing their investment in the traditional transaction-based loyalty efforts because of the proven success of rewarding customers for their purchases.

October 8, 2013

I don’t want to be a Grinch, but things aren’t looking too promising for retailers who were hoping to end the year on a holiday high note.

October 1, 2013

Halloween shoppers age 18-34 are seeking online promo and coupon codes.

October 1, 2013

Halloween shoppers age 18-34 are seeking online promo and coupon codes.

September 25, 2013

Toys ‘R’ Us is opening Trick ‘R’ Treat “Bootiques” inside Toys "R" Us stores nationwide and online at Toysrus.com.

September 23, 2013

Nearly 158 million consumers will participate in Halloween activities this year, slightly less than the historic high of 170 million people last year.

September 23, 2013

Nearly 158 million consumers will participate in Halloween activities this year, slightly less than the historic high of 170 million people last year.

September 19, 2013

Spirit Halloween, the largest seasonal Halloween retailer in North America, has officially opened the doors of some 1,050 plus locations in the United States and Canada for the 2013 Halloween season.