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The True Cost of Trick or Treating

The True Cost of Trtck-or-Treating Trying to curb your holiday spending? Take a look at what Americans are paying for Halloween supplies. If you can keep your budget below these numbers, you're doing okay. Greeting Cards $496 Oecorations 62615 Candy Costumes 52652 Money Spent Per Person $7232 pecorations $1.88 billion Greeting Cards $470 million Chi en's Costumes $I billion Pet Costumes $310 million $2 billion fandy Adult Costumes $1.21 billion Money Spen s6.86 billion Apples $2.72 billion Pumpkins SI13 million Annual Production by Industry trick-or-treaters will go door-to-door this year 38.13 million 58.84 households uill give out candy of the U.S. uill participate in Halloween activities this year 68% 495% will decorate their home or yard 735% will hand out candy 47.8% will carve a pumpkin 43.9% will dress in a costume pieces of candy corn are o lbillion manufactured each year As All Hallou's Eue drauus near A night full of fright. full of fear. Prepare yourself. Witches and Ilk. For an evening quite creepy. quite queer... CashNetUSA. Money's on the way References National Agricultural Statistics Service. (2012). National statistics for pumpkins. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved from istics_by_Subject/result.php?EF892F62-F13D-354C-A216- CE4B7C86EB26§or=CROPS&group=VEGETABLES&comm=PUMPKINS National Agricultural Statistics Service. (2012, July). Noncitrus fruits and nuts: 2011 summary. United States Department of Agriculture. Relrieved from http://usda01.library.cornell.eduiusda/current/NoncFruiNu/NoncFruiNu-07-06-2012.pdf National Confectioners Association. (2009). Fun facts about candy corn. Retrieved from 966&navltemNumber=1951 National Confectioners Association. (2009). Fun facts about Halloween. Retrieved from 992&navltemNumber=1950 National Retail Federation. (2011, September). Consumer intentions and actions survey. Retrieved from op=viewlive&sp_id=7032 U.S. Census Bureau. (2011, August 31). Facts for features: Halloween: Oct. 31, 2011. Retrieved from special_editions/cb11-ff20.html

The True Cost of Trick or Treating

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Have you ever wondered how much it really costs to trick-or-treat? Halloween accounts for eleven percent of the nation’s annual candy sales. This year, Americans will spend $6.86 billion on Hallowe...




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