Halloween is one of those holidays that creeps up on you, leaving very little time to shop, decorate the house and find costumes for everyone in the family
Brisbane, CA (PRWEB) October 5, 2006
How do you create the best Halloween house on the block – the one that’s first on every trick-or-treater’s must-visit list? By rounding up the scariest decorations, the best treats and funniest costumes, quickly and easily at Shopping.com, the online Halloween headquarters. Just in time for Halloween, Shopping.com also has its own treat for shoppers – several new features, enabling shoppers to make better, more informed decisions – faster.
“Halloween is one of those holidays that creeps up on you, leaving very little time to shop, decorate the house and find costumes for everyone in the family,” said Shannon Clouston, Chief Shopper for Shopping.com. “By the time you get around to the Halloween store, it’s been picked over with few options remaining. Families can have a hassle-free Halloween by visiting Shopping.com, and easily finding everything they need for the spookiest holiday of the year.”
With more than 40 million products from 8,000 merchants, Shopping.com provides simple-to-use tools that help online buyers save time and money on their Halloween purchases. Shoppers can search and sort by the criteria that matter most to them including – total price (with tax and shipping), detailed product descriptions, product and retailer ratings as well as expert and Epinions consumer reviews.
Shopping.com’s Chief Shopper has rounded up a selection of somewhat scary, but always festive home décor items, crafts, favors, and costumes (even one for the family pet):
For the home:
Pirates of the Caribbean Pumpkin Carving Kit: Spice up your pumpkins this year by carving everyone's favorite pirate, Jack Sparrow, or one of five other patterns related to the popular movie series. SDC offers many other jack-o-lantern accessories such as candles and paint.
"Halloween Hits" CD: It isn't Halloween without "Monster Mash" playing on the stereo system. This CD also includes other festive tunes as "I Put a Spell on You," "Ghostbusters" and many more to keep your guests on their toes. Choose from more than 300 CDs of your favorite Halloween tunes on Shopping.com.
Pumpkin Piñata: Fill it with your family's favorite Halloween treats, this grinning Halloween version of the popular party game will sweeten up any party. You can find an assortment of candy in special packaging or in bulk to pass out to trick-or-treaters at Shopping.com.
Creepy Cobwebs: Only at Halloween can you get away with making dust and cobwebs fashionable. Use this cobwebby gauze on doorways, furniture or shrubbery to add a little creepiness. More than 2,000 Halloween home-décor items are available from Shopping.com merchants.
Make your own trick-or-treat bag: Stand out from the trick-or-treating hordes with cute pumpkin or goblin bags you design yourself. The kit makes 12 assorted felt bags. There are more than 150 types of treat bags for Halloween on Shopping.com.
Halloween glow necklaces: Make sure the tiniest trick-or-treaters are visible when they're crossing streets at night with an accessory that's both fun and practical. This pack of 50 glow necklaces will last all Halloween night. Shopping.com offers more than two dozen accessories to help trick-or-treaters have a safer night.
What to wear:
Tootsie Roll Baby Costume: Take a break from the classic pumpkin baby costume, and put the tiny trick-or-treater into a bunting that looks just like a Tootsie Roll. Nearly 3,000 Halloween costumes are available for infants from Shopping.com merchants.
Girl's Sweetie Devil Costume: Pre-teen girls -- who still want to look fashionable come Halloween night -- will love getting dressed up in a cute red and black devil dress, complete with tail and horns. Shopping.com merchants give shoppers a selection of close to 600 "devilish" costumes.
Beer Keg Costume: This costume not only makes you look like a giant steel keg, but the "helmet" actually stores your favorite drink and allows sharing with other partygoers via a small pump -- just like the real thing. It's also available in plus-sizes. More than 1,000 costumes are available for plus size on Shopping.com.
Harry Potter "Wizard Wanda" costume for women: Get dolled up like a very sexy student from Hogwarts Academy with this grown-up version of an English schoolgirl dress, complete with cape, wand and Harry Potter-style glasses. Shopping.com merchants offer more than 1,000 "sexy" costumes for Halloween.
Superman Dog Costume: There's no reason to leave Fido out of the Halloween fun. Deck out your dog in an outfit that makes him look like the spandexed superhero. The smallest size will even fit your cat. You can choose from more than 500 fun costumes for your pets on Shopping.com.
Shopping.com, an eBay company, pioneered online comparison shopping and today is one of the fastest growing shopping destinations on the Internet with items from thousands of trusted stores from across the Web. With a singular focus on shopping, Shopping.com offers shoppers easy-to-use search tools, engaging content, time-saving navigation, along with millions of product and merchant reviews from the Epinions community, all in one place. The Shopping.com Network powers the shopping experience for hundreds of websites.
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