Back to School signifies a time of year that parents look forward to and dread at the same time. Shopping lists may include all the usual supplies such as pencils, pens and notebooks, but can also mean stocking up on cough medicine, chicken soup, and tissues. It’s dubbed the “Back-to-School Plague” for a reason. Germs ..
The back-to-school and back-to-college crowd can expect to spend around $74.9 billion this year on school supplies (around $669 per family). According to the National Retail Federation, 1/3 of that money will be spent on electronics. That’s a lot of buttons and various surfaces touched in stores by shoppers in a short period of time. ..