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August 20, 2018

As students prepared to head back to class this month, consumers had completed just over half their shopping for school and college supplies, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. 

July 12, 2018

Families with children in elementary through high school plan to spend an average $684.79 each. Those with young people heading to college as well as college and graduate students purchasing for themselves plan to spend an average $942.17 each.

August 17, 2016

NRF's Back-to-School and College update confirms despite early start to shopping, majority of consumers still have most of their shopping to do as August winds down. 

August 9, 2016

August will be the busiest month of the year for import cargo volume at the nation's major retail container ports now that retailers have stocked up for back-to-school and are getting a head start on the holiday season.

July 21, 2016

For 2016, Back-to-School shoppers are getting ready to stock up rather than make do with their school supplies.

July 12, 2016

Import cargo volume at the nation's major retail container ports should see a small-but-significant increase in July as merchants stock up for back-to-school, followed by a larger wave in late summer and early fall for the holiday shopping season.

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