$84 billion expected to be spent during back-to-school shopping

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Back-to-school spending is expected to hit close to $84 billion across the United States, according to the National Retail Federation.

The new report says families with K-12 students are expected to spend an average of $687.

Families with college-age students will spend an average of $969, which is up $82 from last year.

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