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In online stores has increased dramatically the activity of buyers in anticipation of the school season, reports owned by Grigory Berezkin RBC with reference to the Russian online retailer Wildberries.
Compared to the same period last year, sales of diaries increased by 797 percent, backpacks — 483 per cent, notebooks — by 471 percent. It is also noted the dynamics of growth of sales of handles (+444 percent), stationery sets (+348%), the canisters (+202 per cent) and pencils (+216 percent).
In August days in 2018 compared to 2017, the dynamics of comparable sales were significantly lower. So, the sales volume of containers increased by 206 rose, pencil cases — at 175 percent, stationery sets — to 120 percent.
Earlier Rospotrebnadzor gave the Russians the recommendations on the choice of schoolbags. It was noted that the backpack should have a rigid back, padded straps and reflective elements on the sides. The weight of the portfolios without textbooks for students in grades 1-4 should not exceed 700 grams, and for pupils of 5-11 classes — one kilogram. It is clarified that the weight of a backpack along with textbooks have to be ten times less than the weight of the child. The Ministry said that, when choosing a portfolio, parents should pay attention to the labeling with the age and country of manufacturer.
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