UPDATE! 10/24/12: Spirit Halloween Responded to Our Petition (see below)
Oct 24, 2012 — UPDATE! Spirit Halloween emailed us on 10/24/12 - but it's NOT enough they changed SEXUAL wording in kids' costume ads. They still SEXUALIZE kids.
Sent: Wed, 24 Oct 2012
Subject: Sr. Marketing Director, Spirit responded to your petition
Thank you for contacting us regarding spirithalloween.com and your concerns regarding descriptions on our website of certain costumes for teen and tween customers.
Having considered your concerns, we have revised the marketing narrative for the costumes identified in your email to ensure that we appropriately identify individual costumes for our teen and tween customers. We will continue to keep in mind your comments for futurpromotions for our teen and tween customers.
Thank you again for bringing this to our attention. In providing costumes for adults, children..we strive to make everyone feel comfortable and confident in selecting and purchasing the costume that makes their Halloween a happy and memorable celebration.
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