How Much Denver Area Parents Will Spend on School Supplies in 2023.

By jennyd on August 3, 2023
DALY CITY, CA – AUGUST 13: School teacher Liza Gleason shops for back to school supplies at a Target store August 13, 2008 in Daly City, California. With stores gearing up for back to school shopping, the Commerce Department reported today that retail sales fell 0.1 percent in July, the first time in five months. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
 
The National Retail Federation says this year will be the most expensive ever for back to school shopping. Americans will spend $41.5 billion on back to school supplies. That’s up from $36.9 billion last year. Other findings: 
 
 
– the average family will spend $890 on school supplies or $25 more than last year
 
– 69% of families expect to buy at least one electronic item for this school year 
 
– biggest reason why back to school supply prices are rising.. inflation followed by longer school supply lists 
 
 

I get it!! These lists get longer every year!!! This is just for my 1st grader … Might need to rethink this Mega Millions thing!!! YOU at least can sign up for Employee of the Day! KOSI 101 Employee Of The Day

 

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