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Halloween Candy Is Already Showing Up in Stores!

It’s too early for the Halloween season to start, right?  I mean, we all know Halloween season starts in LATE August, not mid-August.

But Halloween displays and candy are already hitting stores all over the country — about three weeks earlier than usual.

There are two main reasons. One, since there’s less of a focus on back-to-school this year with, you know, millions of kids NOT going back into their schools, the stores have room.

And two, since trick-or-treating is likely going to be limited or possibly non-existent in places this year, the candy brands and the stores are trying to use these extra weeks up front to sell more candy so Halloween isn’t a giant loss.

In other words: You might as well go to town on an entire bag of pumpkin-shaped Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups on August 12th.

 

(Source: CNN Business)



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