Trick-or-treat: Americans to spend a record $10 billion on Halloween this year
Americans are expected to dish out some big bucks this year for Halloween, according to the National Retail Federation.
The National Retail Federation says people will spend $2 billion more this year on the holiday than last year – a record $10 billion.
The money includes candy, decorations and costumes for adults, kids and pets.
Most of the spending will go toward costumes – over $3.3 billion. The organization says it’s the most consumers have spent on costumes since 2017. On average, consumers are expected to spend over a little more than $102.