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Chicago costume shop employee calls out Spirit Halloween for 'cannibalizing small business' in viral tweet

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The Spirit Halloween billboard that became the source of a viral tweet.
Courtesy of Andy Rowell
An employee of a Chicago costume shop called out retail giant Spirit Halloween for placing an ad across the street.
His viral tweet has been shared more than 4,000 times, including by notables like actor Nick Offerman.
Spirit Halloween, known for taking over empty storefronts, has more than 1,400 stores across the US.
A local Chicago costume shop is going head-to-head with national retail giant Spirit Halloween. Andy Rowell - an employee at Chicago Costume, a family-owned store open year-round...
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