October 31, 2017

Halloween Scares Up Record Sales

This may not be good news for your waistline, but your sweet tooth might appreciate it: Halloween candy sales are crackerjack this year.  Halloween candy sales […]
October 27, 2017

Best States for Halloween Candy

A recent analysis of Halloween candy purchases found that Oregon tops the list of best states to go trick-or-treating in based on how much money residents spend on […]
October 31, 2016

A Treat for Economy: Higher Halloween Sales

Halloween spending is expected to top $8.4 billion this year, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF), the most since tracking began 11 years ago.  Its […]
October 3, 2016

What to Buy in October

When it comes to shopping, October is an odd month sitting smack in the middle of the back-to-school frenzy and the holiday extravaganza. But there are […]
October 30, 2015

By the Numbers: Halloween 2015

Halloween is right around the corner, and while you frantically look for a costume or the perfect party (it falls on a Saturday this year, so […]
November 3, 2014

November 1: The New Black Friday?

A number of Americans are not pleased with the growing number of retailers who plan to roll out Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving Thursday. Part of […]
October 31, 2014

By the Numbers: Halloween 2014

Halloween continues to be one of the fastest-growing consumer holidays, with sales expected to hit $7.4 billion this year.  In fact, Halloween is the fourth most […]
November 1, 2013

Leftover Halloween Candy?

Another Halloween has come and gone, and now you are left with pillow cases full of treats or mounds of candy piled by the door. Your […]
October 31, 2013

Halloween 2013: Costumes, History, Myths & More

Halloween 2013 should be less scary in the United States than last year’s holiday, when the monstrous Hurricane Sandy savaged parts of the U.S. Northeast. Despite […]