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Best Dropshipping Products for Halloween 2017

Autumn brings chilly weather together with Halloween, so there is still a reason to have fun! There are 77 days till Halloween, however, online dropshipping stores get prepared at least 2 months before the party is started. Selection of proper items, product pages filling, promotion, along with 14-day delivery window - all this takes time.

Dropshipping Business Opportunities: "Evil" Numbers

Halloween marketing is good for any niche. There are many ways you may introduce the subject to increase sales. Today the autumn holiday is not only for kids. More than that the number of trick-or-treaters increases together with sales volume:
*Note: Not all of those celebrating are buying anything. That's why "Total Spending" is less than "Average Spending" times the number of "Americans Celebrating." Source: The balance.
The most popular Halloween activities are the following:
  • Dress in costume
  • Attend a party
  • Dress pets in costumes
  • Visit a haunted house
  • Carve a pumpkin
  • Decorate home/yard
  • Hand out candy
  • Take kids trick-or-treating.
Holiday related product categories that produced the biggest sales gains in 2015:
Best Dropshipping Products for Halloween
Finally, let's take a look at the categories given above with exact examples of Halloween products you may dropship.

Dropshipping Items: Rating of Halloween Best-sellers

Accessories are on the top of the chart. They are used for DIY costumes ideas:

  • Hats
  • Wigs, wig caps
  • Capes, robes
  • Beards
  • Zombie headbands
  • Wings
  • Swords, knives, horns
  • Scars, tattoos
  • Sponge red noise
  • Gloves, nail stickers
  • Phone cover
Both indoor and outdoor decoration is always a trend. The most outstanding part of it is pumpkins carving so we place carving kits at the very top of Halloween shopping list.

  • Carving kits
  • Dishes, cups
  • Tablecloth
  • Body parts
  • Vampire blood bags and pills
  • Inflatables
  • Signs
  • Candles and candle holders
  • Lights
  • Skeletons
  • Spiders
  • Flags, stickers
  • Cookie and ice molds
  • Pillows, curtains
    Great deals of holiday masks:
    Makeup kits and face paint are also popular dropshipping products on Halloween:
    Costumes are the most expensive part of the holiday. More than two/thirds of Americans buy them. Halloween costume expenditure in the United States from 2010 to 2016, by type (in billion U.S. dollars):
    Halloween Products to Dropship - marketplace Dropwow
    Source: Statista.

    • Pets. 86% of consumers with pets had a pet costume plan last year. The most popular costumes in 2016 were pumpkin, hot dog, and bumble bee.
    • Kids. The top four costumes for children in 2016 were action/superhero, princess, animal and a Star Wars character.
    • Adults.
    If we recall the most Googled "trick-out" looks of 2016, we'll find the following characters: Harley Quinn, Joker, Superhero, Pirate, Wonder Woman, Witch, Batman, Star Wars, Clown, Dinosaur, Ghostbusters, Zombie, Vampire.
    Here are 10 top trending costumes and fancy dresses for Halloween 2017:
    • Wonder woman
    • Bob's Burgers
    • Orange is the New Black
    • Daenerys, Princess of House Targaryen
    • Jon Snow, the Prince of Dragonstone
    • Star Wars
    • Frozen's Elsa & Anna
    • Minion
    • Belle from Beauty and the Beast
    • Superheros.
    According to statistics, the overwhelming majority of celebrants find costume ideas online. Thinking ahead. Add Halloween-themed products to your dropshipping online store already now.
    Enlarge your product line for growing revenue!
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    Product Manager at Dropwow
    Victor Ikonnikov
    Product Manager at Dropwow
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