About one in two Americans will be celebrating Halloween this year, or 158 million people, according to the National Retail Federation. They’ll be spending an estimated $6.9 billion on costumes, candy, decorations, and other festive goods.

But as with every Halloween, some costumes will be more popular than others.… Read More

It’s always hard to believe another year has come and gone, and when we look back over 2012, it’s even harder to believe we’ve been blogging for over a year already. We’re about 14 months in, with 106 articles published (87 of them in 2012), and 37 Kimco associates now blogging.… Read More

There’s one thing that comes back to life every Halloween — and I don’t mean zombies, ghosts, or goblins. I’m talking about the Halloween pop-up store. This year, temporary Halloween shops should perform well, with consumers expected to spend $8 billion on the holiday, according to the NRF’s 2012 Halloween consumer spending survey conducted by BIGinsight.… Read More