Around 62% still plan to hand out candy, spending up to $11 more on the sweet stuff, along with decorations, in 2020. And while many families — about 40% — intend to consume the same amount of candy this year as usual, 42% plan to consume less, which is good news for teeth, but not so good news for Halloween sales. That’s compared to last year’s 68 percent who planned to celebrate. The most expensive part of Halloween tends to be costumes.
Read more about the study at UDaily. And despite COVID-19, 46% still plan to dress up this year, down only slightly from 47% in 2019. In the era of COVID-19, it’s no wonder that some people are opting to spend Oct. 31st a bit differently. So, what are people spending their money on this year? That comes out to only about 25% of houses offering candy to track-or-treaters in 2020. Here's an inside look at the strategy that propelled him to millionaire status before age 25. ▪ Stories may be edited for in-house style or to shorten. As COVID-19 alters usual Halloween plans, more Americans plan to decorate their homes this year than in 2019, jumping from 49% to 53%. After that, 75 percent of people planned to spend money on decorations, 65 percent are purchasing costumes or costume materials, and 40 percent had plans to buy Halloween-themed greeting cards. said they would not be celebrating this year.
The most popular pet costumes are pumpkin, hot dog, superhero, cat, and bumblebee. said they were planning to celebrate Halloween. I wasn’t really sure going into the season what to expect. A native Pennsylvanian, Cassie Miller worked for various publications across the Midstate before joining the team at the Pennsylvania Capital-Star. Given that Halloween serves as a useful proxy for consumer spending going into the Holidays, here are the key takeaways from the National Retail Federation’s Annual 2020 Halloween Spending Survey just out (conducted with 7,644 consumers from September 1-9): Paige Cody. This year, 30% are planning to do their Halloween shopping online, compared with 25% last year. The top five for children this year are princess, Spiderman, superhero, ghost, and Batman. "Half of Holiday Shoppers Have Already Started." The NRF's survey, conducted by Prosper Insights, of 7,644 consumers took place over September 1-9, over a month after the government's $600 weekly stimulus program ended and over 13 million Americans are still out of work.