SUPERMARKETS STALK SHARE OF HALLOWEEN SPENDING

NEW YORK -- The second annual American Express Retail Index on Halloween shopping has found that 30% of consumers will shop at supermarkets for their holiday needs, and retailers have geared up to capture a share of the $98 each consumers plan to spend this year on Halloween decorations, costumes and candy.rvey. Other retailers tracked were discount department stores (33%), department stores (18%)

NEW YORK -- The second annual American Express Retail Index on Halloween shopping has found that 30% of consumers will shop at supermarkets for their holiday needs, and retailers have geared up to capture a share of the $98 each consumers plan to spend this year on Halloween decorations, costumes and candy.

rvey. Other retailers tracked were discount department stores (33%), department stores (18%) and discount party-supply stores (15%). Multiple choices were included. "Halloween is a

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