October 28, 2016

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      Halloween is very important for the North American culture. People dress up, party and hand out candy. But this holiday has a huge impact over the economy, too. In 2015:

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*70% of adults between 18 and 40 wore a costume.
*20% of pets wore a costume too. 

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HAUNTED HOUSE

*70% of adults handed out candy.
*36% of people visited a haunted house.

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HALLOWEEN YARD

*52% of people threw or attended a party.
*44.8% of people decorated
their home or yard.

Source: https://www.thebalance.com/halloween-a-really-sweet-business-opportunity-2947977 )

.     Looking at the numbers it’s easy to understand how North Americans spent nearly $7 billion on Halloween last year!

Wanna know more about the origins of Halloween? Access https://mobyduck.com.br/halloween-a-historic-holiday/.
Wanna know more about the numbers? Access https://www.thebalance.com/halloween-a-really-sweet-business-opportunity-2947977 and  http://time.com/money/4069887/halloween-spending-costumes-candy/ 

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