No matter what costumes people wear, everyone is a goblin when the Halloween candy comes out!

No matter what costumes people wear, everyone is a goblin when the Halloween candy comes out!

Halloween is just around the corner! 

Last year, there was an estimated 3,870,938 children (ages 5-14) who went out trick-or-treating, and on average Canadians spent $418.8 million on candy, confectionery and snack foods at large retailers last October. Although we still spend on average more money on these items during the Christmas season ($478.5 million), the amount of money that Canadians spend during Halloween is increasing. Have you heard about the orange Halloween trees that have been selling like crazy this year? Yes, Halloween trees are now a thing. Does that mean we will soon see ghastly creatures at the mall that you can sit on their lap and ask for your favourite Halloween candy? Maybe we won't get that extreme, but Canadians are definitely getting into the Halloween spirit.

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