3:43 pm - Tuesday September 27, 2016

Phuket parents struggling to afford school uniforms

Phuket parents struggling to afford school uniformsA media report released today says that some parents in Phuket are having to restrict their purchases for their children’s new school uniforms due to increases in price.

According to the report, outlets who sell the school uniforms in downtown say they have seen drops in sales as a result of 5-10% increases in the prices, the increases of which are due to the higher cost in materials and transportation.

The report spoke to one parent who needed to buy uniforms for the upcoming term and she advised that she would only being buying the uniforms that were absolutely necessary because of the higher price.

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