While a good portion of the U. S. seems to prefer the divisiveyet classiccandy corn, another overarching favorite was Sour Patch Kids, which reigns supreme in states including Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Nebraska, and New York.
Sep 21, 2017 Halloween sales of candy and costumes expected to break a record. Retailers are in for a treat this Halloween, with revelers expected to spend more on costumes, candy, and dcor than ever before.
Shoppers look to get a big bang for the buck, and Halloween delivers. What's the cost of a few bags of Halloween candy? In 2017, more than twothirds or 70. 6 percent of Americans handed it out, spending around 25 each. Oct 27, 2013 Halloween candy sales are projected to increase 5.
5 this year, the strongest rise since 2011, and it's good news for the economy and for those with a sweet tooth. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more. Oct 30, 2017 This Halloween Is Scaring Up Record Sales of Candy, Costumes And Decor: The TwoWay Surging consumer confidence is spurring sales for Halloween. Retailers are forecasting an 8 percent increase in sales for costumes, candy and decorations. Those gains are strong given low inflation.
Total US holiday candy sales are worth an estimated 18. 96bn and account for 77 of overall confectionery sales in the country, according to market analysts IRI. Halloween is the second largest season for US candy behind Christmas and generates around 4. 2bn in sales, says IRI.