Halloween has become a HUGE commercial business. Some cities even have Halloween "super stores".
Boy oh boy you say that again! I've seen homes in my area decorated for Holloween for some weeks now already. Some of them have obviously spent a LOT of time and money to mark this pagan holiday.
I think this trend has increased significantly in the last decade. When I was a boy you didn't see much of this at all. Of course this reflects the moral decline we see in America today and the love of evil heros.
When I survey the wondrous cross on which the Prince of Glory died, my richest gain I count but loss and pour contempt on all my pride. - Isaac Watts