8/23/2004

Some parents are hiring shopping consultants who work as mall tour guides, stylists and mediators between themselves and children during the back-to-school shopping process. Parents who don't have time to shop will sometimes give the personal shopper guidelines and a budget and let them go without supervision, while other consultants will come to clients' homes in advance to see what kind of wardrobe they are trying to fill.

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