Thursday, October 3, 2013

Are You Ready For The Halloween Retail Spend, 158 Million People to Celebrate Halloween This Year

 

According to NRF’s Halloween Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, nearly 158 million consumers will participate in Halloween activities this year. Those celebrating will are expected to spend $75.03 on décor, costumes, candy and fun. Overall, average spending on Halloween has increased 54.7 percent since 2005, with total spending estimated to reach $6.9 billion in 2013.

Let CrowdControlExperts.com help you optimize your Halloween sales. Use our innovative signage to highlight in store specials, creatively display new items, and merchandise more effectively.

Use CrowdControlExperts.com in-queue merchandising to put the season's smaller, innovative offerings right at your customers’ fingertips and at a time when they are standing on the checkout line. Our  highly affordable In-Queue Merchandising solution has been proven to boost impulse purchasing by 400% and increase margins by 30% - transforming ‘dead’ queuing space into valuable additional retail space.

Choose from a wide selection of retractable belt stanchions & barriers to control your crowds and create an orderly, effective flow toward checkout. According to the NRF survey, 43.6 percent of people plan to dress up and will spend a total of $2.6 billion on traditional and awe-inspiring costumes. Specifically, consumers will shell out $1.04 billion on children’s costumes, and $1.22 billion on adult costumes. When it comes to pets, 13.8 percent of those celebrating will take the extra time to find the perfect costume for their favorite four-legged friend, and will spend approximately $330 million. Additionally, celebrants will spend $2.08 billion on candy and $360 million on greeting cards. Second only to Christmas in terms of spending on decorations, Americans will spend $1.96 billion on life-size skeletons, fake cob webs, mantle pieces and other festive decorations.

Check out some of our cost-effective specials designed with ROI in mind and to maximize your Halloween retail revenue. Help yourself to a bigger piece of this year’s holiday spending and scare up some new sales!

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With the latest spending survey out from NRF, Halloween rates only second to Christmas when it comes to buying decorations with Americans spending $1.96 billion on glittery pumpkins, door décor, fake cobwebs and various skeletal items. Costume spend for children, adult and pets is up to $2.6 billion. Overall Halloween spend is expected to reach a whopping $6.9 billion. To ensure your treat and to not get tricked out of missed sales opportunities -- retailers still have time to review and re ‘vamp’  how they intend to deliver the best possible in-store customer journey.

By using both traditional and next generation digital signage, retailers can highlight in store specials, conduct interactive storytelling, draw customers in for food & drink sampling and creatively display highly visual, branded items. By showing and telling shoppers how items can be used, combined or worn, creates excitement and helps customers make your ideas their own.
In-queue merchandising puts the season's smaller, innovative offerings right at your customers’ fingertips and at a time when they are standing on the checkout line -- open to being informed or entertained. In fact, Tensator's highly affordable In-Queue Merchandising solution is proven to boost impulse purchasing by 400% and increase margins by 30% - transforming ‘dead’ queuing space into valuable additional retail space.
Combining these with a well-staffed and an effective checkout process means your customers won’t second think their purchase items and walk away because the line is just too long – a scary prospect indeed.
Tensator has some cost-effective specials designed with ROI in mind and to maximize your Halloween retail revenue – give them a try – and help yourself to a bigger piece of this year’s pumpkin pie. 
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