"It's hard to believe, but your munchkin is all grown up and heading off to college in a few short weeks. That means there's lots of packing to do. If your child's list is long, she's not alone: Consumers planned to spend an eye-popping $55 billion on back-to-college gear in 2018, according to market research firm Mintel."
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"The back-to-school and college shopping season is in full swing, but many parents and college students say they are waiting for the best deals to complete their shopping lists, according to the annual survey by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights and Analytics. Total spending for K‑12 schools and college combined was projected to reach $82.8 billion in 2018."
After splurging in 2014, families will trim back-to-school spending for 2015, according to an NRF Survey. Average spending on back to school has grown 42% in the past 10 years. After spending more on school supplies and electronics in 2014, parents this year will head into the back-to-school season evaluating