Americans spend more and more on Halloween each year. All the costumes, decorations, candy and cards add up to big business and have given rise to a crop of Halloween pop-up stores that are able to cash in during the two months a year they are open.
The average person will spend $72.31 on Halloween candy, costumes and decor, bringing total spending to $6.86 billion – the most in the last nine-years. Here are some of the stats for this year’s festives.
Think twice before buying candy to pass out on Halloween night because the decision might say more about you than you think! UltimateCoupons put together a list of common Halloween treats along with an eerily accurate take on what they say about your personality.
We all have something that we are afraid of, whether it is monsters, the dark, public speaking, heights or flying. Some people love being afarid, because they love the rush and to push their limits. Halloween is just around the corner so Sortable thought we would take a look at what makes us afraid.
Each year thousands of new Halloween costumes hit the store shelves. Costume manufacturer’s produce these costumes hoping to capture the attention (and disposable income) of the consumer. Many of those new costume designs are based on the latest Hollywood movie blockbuster, a trendy children’s TV character or even the hottest video game of the year.
Halloween is almost here. This is the time of year when excited children run around their neighborhoods dressed up as pirates, superheros, ghosts and witches shouting, “Trick or Treat” – gathering candy and other treats as they go door to door. It’s all terrific fun for young and old alike. A tradition that millions of […]
Halloween, as we know it today, borrows traditions from 4 different festivals. The custom of wearing costumes or masks comes from the Celtic tradition of young men impersonating evil spirits by dressing up in white costumes with blackened faces or masks in an attempt to placate these spirits.
Orange and black are tradicional Halloween colors. Orange represents the Fall harvest, black represent darkness.
Halloween is coming! These days, we either equate Halloween with kids seeking candy or girls using the day as an excuse to dress like prostitutes. But there’s a lot more to this mysterious celebration than that. Here are some interesting facts about Halloween that you might not know.
As Halloween approaches, we’re letting a bit of our morbid side out for a walk. Have a look at this infographic that chronicles some of the worst ways people have been killed (historically), have died in recent times, and some cringe-inducing hypothetical scenarios. Don’t try this at home (or anywhere).