Americans ready to spend for Hallowe’en: survey

The (U.S.) National Retail Federation’s annual Hallowe’en survey has found that a record 73 percent of consumers will celebrate the holiday this year, up from 69 percent last year. The average planned expenditure is $108.24 per person, breaking the previous record of $102.74, set in 2021. In total, Hallowe’en spending is expected to hit $12.2 billion, this year up from last year’s $10.6 billion.