Stuff You Probably Didn’t Know About Halloween (Infographic)

We’ve been celebrating Halloween for 2000 years. Originally inspired by pagan traditions, the trick-or-treat holiday has evolved into a night of scares and sugar, with a complete lack of religious inclinations. To be honest, I barely knew anything about Halloween before reading this infographic.

I never knew the incredible commercial success Halloween offers to retailers. But it makes sense. Tons of candy. Masses of costumes. Halloween is one of the biggest retail boosts of the year. Hit the jump to learn much more about the greatest October holiday ever.

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