(WRIC) — Back-to-school shopping season is coming up, and that means billions of dollars are going towards school supplies and clothing nationwide.
Spending is expected to be over $83.6 billion this year.
Families with kids in elementary, middle and high school spend an average of $686. That number jumps past $1,000 for families with kids in college.
Most big box stores run huge discounts around this time for back-to-school shopping.