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September 15, 2011

In a survey released Wednesday by thrift retailer Savers Inc., the average family is expected to spend $300 on Halloween costumes, décor and celebrations this year.

Bellevue, NY -- In a survey released Wednesday by thrift retailer Savers Inc., the average family is expected to spend $300 on Halloween costumes, décor and celebrations this year.

According to the Halloween Shopping Survey, 90% of adults are planning to create a brand new look this season rather than repurpose old costumes, and another 81% will purchase new decorations for their home. 

March 8, 2011

Total spending on St. Patrick’s Day festivities is expected to hit $4.14 billion this, according to NRF’s 2011 St. Patrick’s Day Consumer Intentions and Actions survey, conducted by BIGresearch.

Washington, D.C. -- Total spending on St. Patrick’s Day festivities is expected to hit $4.14 billion this, according to NRF’s 2011 St. Patrick’s Day Consumer Intentions and Actions survey, conducted by BIGresearch. The survey found that 52.4% of Americans will celebrate the Irish holiday, up from 45.2% last year and the most in the survey’s eight year history.

September 22, 2010

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October 31, 2008

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October 27, 2008

Total spending this Halloween will rise 5% to $5.77 billion this year, according to IBISWorld...

October 20, 2008

Halloween shopping is taking a scary turn as candy and costume-accessories prices spiked compared to...

October 7, 2008

The spookiest holiday of the year may bring a bit of cheer to consumers and...

October 14, 2007

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September 23, 2007

Washington, Consumers are...