IBISWorld Forecasts Back-To-School Sales To Increase 2.6 Percent

LOS ANGELES - Aug. 9, 2011 - After declining in 2009 and 2010, back-to-school sales are on the rise again this year, according to IBISWorld. The company forecasts spending to increase by 2.6 percent during 2011 as consumers return to making necessary purchases that they may have put off throughout the recession.