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Halloween Retail Spending Plans For Costumes, Candy & Decorations - Comparison

Halloween Spending, Retail Buying Trends, Sales Predictions Halloween 2013-2005

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What follows is an nine-year comparison of key shopping trends during the Halloween shopping season for the past nine years, according to the annual Halloween Spending and Intentions report conducted by BigInsight research firm for the National Retail Federation (NRF).

Nine-year Comparison of the BIGResearch/BIGInsight Halloween Consumer Intentions and Actions Survey, 2013 - 2005:

Total Amount Consumers Planned to Spend For the Halloween Holiday Overall

$7.0 billion - 2013

&8.0 billion - 2012

$6.86 billion - 2011

$5.80 billion - 2010

$4.75 billion - 2009

$5.77 billion - 2008

$5.07 billion - 2007

$4.96 billion - 2006

$3.29 billion - 2005

Total Amount Consumers Planned to Spend for Halloween Costumes

$2.6 billion - 2013

$2.87 billion - 2012

$2.52 billion - 2011

$2.05 billion - 2010

$1.75 billion - 2009

$2.10 billion - 2008

$1.82 billion - 2007

$1.81 billion - 2006

$1.15 billion - 2005

Total Amount Consumers Planned to Spend for Halloween Candy

$2.08 billion - 2013

$2.33 billion - 2012

$2.00 billion - 2011

$1.78 billion - 2010

$1.52 billion - 2009

$1.77 billion - 2008

$1.55 billion - 2007

$1.57 billion - 2006

$1.16 billion - 2005

Total Amount Consumers Planned to Spend for Halloween Decorations

1.96 billion - 2013

$2.33 billion - 2012

$1.88 billion - 2011

$1.63 billion - 2010

$1.23 billion - 2009

$1.58 billion - 2008

$1.39 billion - 2007

$1.31 billion - 2006

$0.84 billion - 2005

Total Amount Consumers Planned to Spend for Halloween Greeting Cards

$0.36 billion - 2013

$0.59 billion - 2012

$0.47 billion - 2011

$0.35 billion - 2010

$0.25 billion - 2009

$0.32 billion - 2008

$0.31 billion - 2007

$0.26 billion - 2006

$0.14 billion - 2005

Percentage of Consumers Who Planned to Celebrate Halloween or Participate in Halloween Activities:

65.8% - 2013

71.5% - 2012

68.6% - 2011

63.8% - 2010

62.1% - 2009

64.5% - 2008

58.7% - 2007

63.8% - 2006

52.5% - 2005
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