With little action on Halloween last year, many consumers are excited about celebrating the fun, scary holiday this year. However, with supply chain disruptions and shipping delays, consumers may see empty shelves sooner than Nov. 1.
Consumer spending on Halloween-related items is expected to reach an all-time high of $10.14 billion, up from $8.05 billion in 2020. About 65 percent of Americans plan to celebrate Halloween this year, up from 58 percent in 2020 and compared to 68 percent in 2019 before the covid-19 pandemic.
About 65 percent of Americans plan to celebrate Halloween this year, up from 58 percent in 2020 and near the 68 percent celebrating in 2019 before the covid-19 pandemic. Consumer spending for Halloween is expected to reach an all-time high of $10.14 billion, up from $8.05 billion in 2020.
Many people see Labor Day as the last change to enjoy summer fun. About 64 percent of Americans are barbecuing today, and 37 percent of Americans are taking a trip by car, according to a survey by WalletHub, a personal finance website.
This Labor Day, I’m sticking pretty close to home. With the delta variant surging, it makes the most sense to me. However, I see on Facebook that people are traveling a lot in their state and throughout the United States. Some are even going to Europe.
What are your plans for Labor Day this year? Americans are more confident about celebrating Labor Day in 2021, with 48 percent more people planning to travel and 24 percent more planning to go shopping, according to a survey conducted for WalletHub, a personal finance website.
Although many kids will be back in school by Labor Day, the holiday signals the end of summer for many. As a result, Labor Day can be a great time to shop for bargains for summer items. Labor Day sales are already underway. DealNews.com suggests you look for the following deals:
What are your plans for the Fourth? A barbecue with family and friends? A hike? A movie? A parade? Fireworks? Here’s what Americans are up on Independence Day this year:
The United States of America is celebrating its 246th birthday on the Fourth of July this year. The USA became a nation when the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776. Although celebrations were subdued last year due to the covid-19 pandemic, more people can gather together this year.
Justin Schorr, a firefighter with decades of experience, advises parents to skip fireworks this year and every year. About 10,000 people annually go to an emergency room for fireworks-related injuries and burns, and about a dozen people die using them, according the Consumer Product Safety Commission.