Are school uniforms getting more expensive in the UAE?

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If you think your children's school uniforms are too expensive, you're not alone.

Parents in the UAE have told ARN News that the cost of buying the outfits have gone up from last year.

This father says there was a long list of extra costs attached to buying uniforms. 

Meanwhile, experts say forcing parents to buy school uniforms from one supplier could be one reason why they're so expensive.

Ambareen Musa, CEO of Souqalmal, explains. 


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