Put down your jack-o-lanterns. Halloween might be taking this year off.
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Put down your jack-o-lanterns. Halloween might be taking this year off.

Hershey’s is preparing for a big, spooky drop in candy sales.

When Kit Kat released its pumpkin-pie-flavored wafers this month, I thought Halloween 2020 couldn’t get spookier. I was wrong.

It’s not even August, but based on a series of frightening headlines, Halloween might already be over:

It’s a wicked turn of events for the candy, costume, and decoration companies that rake in almost $9B — including $500m from outfits for pets — every Halloween.

If your costume-making friend looks like they’ve seen a ghost, those numbers might be why.

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