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Back-to-school shoppers return to stores, hunt for deals amid mounting prices

August 23, 2022

“We expect to see lots of in-store shopping with the return of a fun tradition of a family trip to stock up on fashion and school supplies,” said Retail Council of Canada spokeswoman Michelle Wasylyshen. A new survey by the group found more than 85 per cent of Canadians make back-to-school purchases, with apparel the top spending category followed by books and electronics. 

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