Price of School Supplies Continues to Increase
MARION-- It's just a couple of weeks until the start of another school year. And, parents will likely have to shell out a little more this year, to make sure kids have all the gear they need
According to the National Retail Federation, it will cost about $100 per student for school supplies this year, which is up about 12 percent from last year.
Carts are being filled, employees are stocking the shelves, as families gear up for one of the most expensive times of year.
"We've definitely seen an increase in our guest traffic," said Moade. "A lot of kids are really excited to get back as well as parents."
When you add clothing, electronics, and shoes to the list, families can expect to spend about $670 this year.
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