This year's Halloween could be a gold mine for Trick-O-Treaters.
That's according to a survey published by the National Retail Federation, as consumers are expected to spend $82.93 on candy and costumes for Halloween this year. That's up from last years average of $74.34.
When broken down, shoppers plan on buying $2.5 billion worth of candy, $3.1 billion on costumes, and $2.4 billion on decorations. And when you add in greeting cards to the mix, total spending on Halloween is expected to reach $8.4 billion.
A total of 6,791 consumers participated in this survey.
Close to 171 million Americans plan on celebrating Halloween this year.
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