FEAR FACTOR: GROCERY TRAILS IN CANDY SALES

WASHINGTON -- While Halloween sales continue to grow across categories, a majority of shoppers do not intend to buy Halloween candy from a supermarket this year, according to a recent survey conducted by the National Retail Federation here.Fifty-four percent of the 1,003 households polled plan to buy Halloween candy from a discount retail store; 22% plan to buy from a drug store; and only 13% plan

WASHINGTON -- While Halloween sales continue to grow across categories, a majority of shoppers do not intend to buy Halloween candy from a supermarket this year, according to a recent survey conducted by the National Retail Federation here.

Fifty-four percent of the 1,003 households polled plan to buy Halloween candy from a discount retail store; 22% plan to buy from a drug store; and only 13% plan on choosing a grocery store.

Respondents in the Northeast were the most likely

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