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VOTE NOW: How much will you spend on back-to-school supplies?

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Posted at 6:29 AM, Aug 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-15 06:30:24-04

With kids across metro Detroit getting ready to go back to school, we're taking a look at how much parents will be spending on school supplies for the year.

VOTE NOW: How much will you spend on back-to-school supplies?

According to the National Retail Foundation, back-to-school and back-to-college spending will reach $83.6 billion in 2017.

That's up from $75.8 billion that was spent in 2016, and the highest it has been in over a decade.

Most consumers plan to shop at department and discount stores, according to the NRF.