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