Getting students ready for back to school has never been as hectic as it was in 2020. In the fall, many schools tried keeping classes in person as much as possible, but once another outbreak struck, students and teachers had to transition to at-home learning. School has been so unpredictable that both retailers and consumers […]
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Total back-to-school and back-to-college spending reaching almost $83 billion in 2018. The numbers will likely be similar this year, as our economy is still going strong and consumer confidence is high. Shoppers purchasing for grade school students spend most of their budgets on clothing and accessories, followed by electronics and footwear, with the fewest dollars […]
Last year, back-to-school and back-to-college spending reached a whopping $82.8 billion, according to the National Retail Federation. Shoppers spend more on back-to-school and back-to-college than consumers spend on Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and Valentine’s Day combined. After the winter holidays, back-to-school is the biggest shopping occasion in the United States in terms of dollars spent. […]
School’s not yet out for the summer. But for many retailers, back to school buying starts now. And, for good reason. Back to school shopping is one of the longest retail holidays, and it’s quickly becoming one of the most lucrative. The National Retail Federation reports that shoppers spend more on back-to-school and back-to-college than […]
Back to school shopping is still largely done in stores because of the bonding experience school shopping creates between parent and child. Yet, many retailers are not capitalizing on this idea. For winter holidays, for example, many retailers host gift wrapping events, happy hour shopping, and pop-up markets.
Back to school shopping is the second biggest spending occasion, after the winter holidays. Each year, back to school and back to college shoppers spend roughly $80 billion.
Corri Neckritz started selling apparel out of her home in 2007 after experiencing frustration with the limited selections while shopping for her own kids. Flash forward to 2018 and she is the owner of Groove, a one-stop-shop for apparel, gifts, novelties, and more for babies, kids, teens, and adults.
As national uproar spreads around teacher pay and educational funding, questions are also being raised around whether schools are increasingly underfunded for classroom supplies. Class supply lists continue to grow and are becoming more costly for families nationwide.
Back to school sales are expected to hit $29.5 billion this year. The total climbs to $83.6 billion when combined with back to college shopping.