Tag: Party City

News & Trends

Is the Halloween retail opportunity becoming less scary?

September 30, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Party City last week announced plans to open 25 Halloween City stores, down from 255 in 2019. In September, Spirit Halloween revealed plans to open about 1,400 pop-ups, three percent higher than last year. The difference reflects wide uncertainty regarding […]

Retail Types, Stores

Party City’s October sales a ‘disaster’ with Halloween stores down 21%

November 8, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Debtwire retail analyst Philip Emma described the market’s perception of Party City’s performance as “a disaster” in an emailed client note. Along with the precipitous drop-off in stock price, market prices for the company’s debt are also “down substantially,” Emma […]

Retail Types, Stores

Party City to close 45 stores

May 10, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The word “helium” was mentioned 54 times on Party City’s quarterly conference call on Thursday. Without declines in sales attributable to the shortage, the retailer’s chief accountant said comps would have increased 0.7%. But the company also announced that it […]