Promocodes.com surveyed 2,000 American parents as this back-to-school season began, and the deals facilitator asserted that 99.3% of the K to 12 parents surveyed plan to do some kind of back-to-school shopping with the average spend per child at $221.24.
Parents of 11th graders plan to spend the most at $272.82 among pre-collegiate back-to-school shoppers.
August ranked as the most popular month to buy school supplies, with 55.4% of parents saying that’s when they shop. The company noted that 38% of survey respondents said they use online coupons when shopping for school supplies.
Walmart reigns supreme among back-to-school shopping destinations, with 38% of parents designating the retailer as their favorite for the occasion followed by Target at 26% and Amazon at 19%.