As summer winds down, parents and kids are gearing up to go back to school. For parents, kids returning to school means back to school shopping. Written for Detroit local, this article offers tips for back-to-school shopping in any area. In 2012, the Detroit News reported that families will spend an average $688 per child on back-to-school purchases. Detroiters, if you're looking to save money on back-to-school purchases, here are places in the metro area to do it. Ways Save Money on Back-to-School Shopping
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