November 13, 2013

Party City’s sales during the 2012 Halloween season were adversely impacted by an estimated $10 million as a result of Super Storm Sandy, but the specialty retailer bounced back this year with retail sales totaling $395 million, up 10.6% from the same period last year.

September 27, 2013

Duck Tape brand duct tape is getting ready for Halloween with a product offering that will allow Halloween enthusiasts to jazz up Halloween décor, costumes and crafts and participate in the brand's Stick or Treat Jack-O-Lantern contest.

September 23, 2013

The National Retail Federation anticipates that nearly 158 million consumers will participate in Halloween activities this year — slightly fewer than the historic high of 170 million people last year.

September 16, 2013

Trick or treaters looking for a different type of costumer this Halloween will want to head to Target, a retailer who knows a few things about differentiation.

November 7, 2012

Columbus Day and Halloween have historically brought more shoppers to stores in October. This year, however, the month saw a 4.1% decrease in retail foot traffic compared with September.

October 2, 2012

Kmart has designated this Friday as the official start of Halloween shopping with its "Orange and Black Friday" event.

September 27, 2012

The outlook for Christmas spending is decent and Halloween is supposed to be pretty good too.

September 25, 2012

The air is getting colder and retailers are already gearing up for the Christmas season, but before they do that, they will have to get through Halloween.

September 29, 2011

So much for the weak economy. A record number of people, 161 million to be precise, are expected to celebrate Halloween this year, according to the National Retail Federations annual survey.

September 28, 2011

Halloween will be a popular holiday this year, according to the National Retail Federation, as more consumers this year are expected to partake in traditional festivities.

September 7, 2010

Toys"R"Us announced that it has introduced Halloween "boo"tiques in stores and online to help parents...