Oh Great, Here’s Another Halloween Candy Display In July

Just in case you thought it might be some kind of fluke that Walgreens had their Halloween candy out on July 21, we assure you that Walgreens isn’t alone in this sort of wacky midsummer merchandising. Nope: John sent along this photo taken in a Giant Eagle store of a display of seasonally-themed M&Ms and Snickers bars.


The date this was taken: July 23. We know that you have to fill those seasonal sections up however you can, retailers, but can’t we at least have summer until the end of July?

We’ve already seen pumpkin spice food items creeping into stores as early as mid-July. How can we convince retailers to respect the sanctity of seasons?

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