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Back-To-School Sales Expected To Hit $83.6B
Updated July 18, 2017 7:41 AM
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(UNDATED) - Retailers are predicting that total back-to-school spending will reach $83.6 billion, a more than 10 percent increase from last year's $75.8 billion.

According to the National Retail Federation's annual survey, families with children in elementary through high school plan to spend an average of $687 per student, a total of $27.3 billion, and college students and their families plan to spend an average of $970, a total of $54.1 billion.

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