According to a survey done by the National Retail Federation, total spending for Halloween is expected to reach $9 billion this year. Splurges for the perfect costume, favorite candy, and spooky decorations are not uncommon for Americans.
Of that $9 billion, $3.2 billion will be spent on costumes. Surprisingly, 20% of Halloween celebrants plan on dressing their pet in a costume this year, compared to 16% last year. Prosper Insights Executive Vice President of Strategy Phil Rist said, “Out of the 31.3 million Americans planning to dress their pets in costumes, millennials (25-34) are most likely to dress up their pets, the highest we have seen in the history of our surveys.”
Several pet lovers will be dressing their dog or cat up this Halloween-- here is a list of the top ten most popular pet costumes:
- Hot Dog
- Bumble bee
- Star Wars character
- Super hero
Will you be dressing up your pet this Halloween? Let us know in the comments!