According to the National Retail Federation, 73% of Americans plan on celebrating Halloween in some way . . . with the average person spending $108. Overall, Americans are expected to spend $12.2 BILLION . . . mostly on costumes, decorations, and candy.
The National Confectioners Association claims 98% of Americans who welcome trick-or-treaters will hand out candies and chocolates. It’s unclear what the other 2% will hand out . . . maybe salty snacks, loose change, or fruit.