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How Much Americans Spend on Halloween (2012)

The National Retail Federation estimates that Americans will spend the following for Halloween in 2012:

  • Number of people celebrating Halloween—170 million Americans, or 71.5 percent (a 3 percent increase from 2011)
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Dan Naidoo

October 25, 2011  2:10pm

love to have more fresh illustrations .

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Matt Woodley

October 25, 2011  8:11am

Thanks, Rick. Does anybody else have creative ideas on how you plan to use (or might use) these stats?

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Rick Tunis

October 25, 2011  5:40am

These statistics on Halloween could be used as a connector to our culture and a spring board to talk about passions of the heart. I plan to use these stats this Sunday.

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Matthew Woodley

October 24, 2011  9:39pm

I could come up with a few spiritual applications, but that really depends on the preacher's biblical text, sermon big idea, and the context of the local church. Given all of those factors, I think it's best to leave the spiritual application to the preacher.

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Jimmy Arnett

October 24, 2011  2:53pm

Would love to have had some spiritual application connected to this information as well. Thanks!

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