Home Retail Monitor

As Americans prepare for a new school year, many have gotten a jump start on back-to-school shopping.

This week's Home Retail Monitor dives into the spending trends for the back-to-school season and how inflation has encouraged a rise in planned spending.

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What does consumer spending look like this back-to-school season?

  • 37% of planned back-to-school purchases have already been completed.
  • 25% plan to spend $500 or more on back-to-school items.
  • 60% of back-to-school shopping will most likely be done in-store.

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Why it matters.

Among those shopping for back-to-school apparel, Walmart (80%) is the most likely destination, with Amazon (61%) and Target (53%) rounding out the top three retailers. Read the entire study to see how this could impact home improvement retail.

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