Budget supermarket Aldi launches its party range under £30

Budget supermarket Aldi launches its party range under £30

Discount supermarket Aldi is proving it really is a one-stop shop for Halloween, with the launch of its party range that offers shoppers everything they need for a ‘Day of the Dead’ themed Halloween get-together for just over £30. Shoppers can stock up on a selection of frightful food, booze, ghoulish decorations and costumes, in […]

Sunburst ‘Pumpkin-apples’ arrives exclusively at  Waitrose for Halloween

Sunburst ‘Pumpkin-apples’ arrives exclusively at  Waitrose for Halloween

  An apple, perfect for Halloween, arrives exclusively into Waitrose shops today.  The supermarket is the first in the UK to launch the Sunburst variety of the fruit, which has been nicknamed the ‘pumpkin apple’ thanks to its orange-hued skin.  Bite into it and the fruit’s spooky red flesh is revealed. Grown in Kent, the […]

Sales of gourds hit a new high ahead of Halloween

Sales of gourds hit a new high ahead of Halloween

Sales of gourds at Waitrose are up a spooktacular 260% as shoppers look to the unusual vegetable to decorate their homes for Halloween and the autumn season. The unprecedented popularity for gourds this year has meant Waitrose has had to increase its orders of the gnarly veg to keep up with the surge in demand. […]

Aldi launches its Halloween  range

Aldi launches its  Halloween  range

This Halloween sees scarily low prices at Aldi. No demons are being released, just a great selection of delicious new products, so get your Halloween plans set and stock up on spooky treats from Aldi.  Specially Selected Pumpkin Spice Irish Cream Liqueur, £6.99 Available in-stores nationwide from 5th October Size: 70cl This beautifully rich and […]

Retailers set the safety standard for children’s halloween costumes

Retailers set the safety standard for children’s halloween costumes

The BRC and its members have introduced two voluntary Codes of Practice which exceed the current testing standard, to further enhance the safety of children’s dress-up costumes. The terrible accident involving Claudia Winkleman’s daughter in 2014 and the subsequent media coverage focussed attention on what were seen as failings to the existing Toy Safety Standard […]

Ibotta Reveals Best and Worst Places to Trick or Treat, Best Day to Buy Candy

Ibotta Reveals Best and Worst Places to Trick or Treat, Best Day to Buy Candy

Ibotta, the single starting point for rewarded shopping on mobile, and the most popular shopping app for earning cash back on groceries, clothing, beauty products and more, examined candy purchases across all 50 states in the lead-up to Halloween for the past two years, and found that children in the Pacific Northwest may be in […]

Ahold USA And Its Brands Partner With Teal Pumpkin Project® Offering Allergy-Free Options For Trick-or-Treaters this Halloween

Ahold USA And Its Brands Partner With Teal Pumpkin Project® Offering Allergy-Free Options For Trick-or-Treaters this Halloween

Ahold USA’s brands, including Stop & Shop, Giant Food and GIANT/MARTIN’S, announce they are the exclusive grocery partner on the East Coast to the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) Teal Pumpkin Project® to help shoppers become more aware of food allergies and ensure safe choices for all trick-or-treaters this Halloween. Shoppers will find special […]

Halloween sales expected to reach £315 million

Halloween sales expected to reach £315 million

Unlike in the past, this year nearly three-quarters of parents will celebrate Halloween along with their children today. According to a survey by supermarket giant Sainsbury’s, more parents are dressing up with their kids on Halloween like never before. This trend, according to Sainsbury’s will help boost the sales for general merchandise and clothing during […]