Retail watch: Halloween spending could be a bit scary

|By:, SA News Editor

Spending on Halloween is projected to fall 6% to $75.03 per family celebrating, according to projections from the National Retail Federation.

The overall number of people celebrating the holiday is expected to dip close to 7% this year to 158M.

Halloween-related stocks: Hershey (HSY), Target (TGT), Wal-Mart (WMT), Kraft Foods (KRFT), CVS Caremark (CVS), Costco (COST), and Rite Aid (RAD).