Still checking the items off on your child’s school supply list? Still searching for the best deals?
So is everyone else.
A recent survey by the National Retail Federation shows that families are trying to spend less on back to school shopping this year. The survey found that average families will spend $634.78, down from last year’s average of $688.62.
Still, nationwide, back to school sales are expected to top $26.7 billion. And that’s not just money spent on paper and pencils.
Clothing and accessories top those lists, followed by electronics.