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Tag Archives: halloween

Building a Ghostbusters costume? Goodwill hopes you’re gonna call them

Rockville-based Goodwill Industries International Inc. is using the video release of a spooky film to promote its more than 3,200 stores as a source for clothing to make halloween costumes. Goodwill is partnering with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on the release of the ...

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Halloween means more chocolate

The Halloween spike in candy sales should be especially good for chocolate products, according to Rockville-based market research firm Packaged Facts. Last year, sales of seasonal Halloween chocolate candy reached $217 million, up 12 percent. That growth outperformed purchases of ...

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Law blog roundup (access required)

Happy Halloween! Here’s a few legal items to chew on until the trick or treatees arrive. Former Van Halen lead singer Sammy Hagar may have revealed too much. Federal prosecutors oppose delay in the “Fatal Vision” case. Will the victim ...

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The legal horrors of Halloween (access required)

Matthew P. Woods was sitting in his Towson law office in March 2007 when a scary story came across his desk. There were no ghouls, vampires or undead serial killers involved, but enough questions of liability to send chills down ...

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Shopping malls aim for the right reaction on Halloween (access required)

Halloween celebrations are an annual tradition for malls nationwide, but as business establishments malls face a higher standard of premises liability than homeowners. Handing out candy, as Hunt Valley Towne Center did Friday, is unlikely to cause much trouble. Steven ...

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