To break that down a bit further, the four main categories that make up that spend are as follows : Costumes ($3.1B), candy ($2.5B), decorations ($2.4B), and greeting cards ($390M). That might sound like a lot of candy corn and witch hats, well, because it is!
Batmen, Witches and superheroes will abound this year, as those are the most popular costumes. And if you’re one of those people who likes to dress up their pets, you might want to consider a hot dog or barking pumpkins! Because those are winning in terms of pet costumes.
If you’re trying to get in on the action, go ahead and check out this infographic by The Shelf to get the full run-down on everything Halloween.
Did this fun infographic tickle your gooley Halloween fancy? And if so, did it tickle it so much that you feel inclined to share it on your own blog? If so, here's a handy code-snippet for you to use. :) Just stick it into an html block on your post, and voila.
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