Tomorrow is Halloween. It is one of the more affordable holidays. It is estimated that 162 million people will celebrate this holiday. You may see costumes from Frozen to Super Heroes – the options are numerous. Many people will purchase a costume, some will make them and others will visit the local Goodwill store to create their costume. Don’t forget your pets – it is estimated that 23 million pets will be dressing up for 10-31-14. Costume sales will total 2.8 billion dollars – with 1.7 billion for adult costumes.
The average young adult will spend $87 on Halloween festivities. If you are planning on visiting the local Haunted House – you are one in 33 million. Two billion dollars will be spent on decorations for this holiday.*
Let’s not forget the candy, as 2.2 billion dollars will be spent this year. What are you handing out?
*Statistics are from the National Retail Federation.