Behind the Backpack

Can you spot what’s different about this year’s back-to-school spread?

It’s costing lot more to make the products kids across America need as they head to the classroom. Rising commodity prices on everything from sanitizing ingredients to spiral notebook paper is contributing to additional pressure on supply chains that have been pushed to the limit for more than a year.

Check out our latest infographic below for a look at how school staples are being affected and learn more about the economic conditions the industry is facing in Consumer Brands’ CPG Economic Pulse.

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