Back to school spending reaching new heights


(NBC News) – The average household spending for back to school is hitting record heights, with a big chunk of that going towards tech.

Parents are starting earlier this year too, driven by retailers pushing mid-summer online sales and campaigns.

According to the National Retail Federation, consumers are going to spend about 1673 dollars this year, that’s about 3 percent higher than last year.

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