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In Russia became much more expensive to collect the first-grader to school. Writes about this TASS with reference to the analysts of the IT-company “Platform of the CRF”.
Experts compared sales of stationery sets for first graders for the period from 1 to 26 July 2020 and 2019 across Russia. They found that in the current year for a set of pencils, pens, sketchbooks and notebooks have to give 712 rubles, which is 55 percent more than in the past. The number of their purchases has increased over the year by 10 percent.
According to analysts, in Russia sharply rose in price canisters. For the 12 months, the average bill for their purchase increased by 60 percent, to 799 rubles. The number of purchases fell by 26 percent. In addition, 34 percent have increased spending of parents on the school diaries. In 2020, they amounted to 142 of the ruble, however, the number of purchases also decreased by 21 percent. Average spending on backpacks, meanwhile, fell by three percent, to 1,563 rubles, analysts said. The number of shopping bags soared by 38 per cent compared with last year.
Analysts pointed out that the school preparation starts several months before the beginning of September. In July 2020, for a growth of sales of finished stationery sets for students and more of expensive goods was influenced by pent-up demand and a more practical approach parents.
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