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New Survey: More Than Four-in-10 Working Mothers Expect to Spend More This Back-to-School Season, Citing Biggest Expense as Clothing and School Uniforms

Jul 23, 2013 - Business Wire

Forty-one percent of working mothers expect to spend more this year on back-to-school shopping than they did last year, while almost half (48 percent) plan to spend about the same, according to a new poll released today by Working Mother magazine and Chase Slate. Over half (53 percent) of working mothers attribute their spending level to the rising cost of school supplies, and 46 percent expect clothing and school uniforms to be their biggest expense. Surprisingly, 69 percent of working mothers ...