All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘back to school’

Dorm Room Essentials: Often Forgotten “Must Haves”

It’s the time of year when a new generation of teenagers head off to college. As parents prepare to say goodbye to the kids that grew up so fast, they probably have gone over a checklist of dorm essentials. New bedding (for the lumpy twin-sized mattress) and a desk lamp are among the more predictable choices to make the list. …

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School Supply Lists Becoming More Expensive

School supply lists have been in stores for a few weeks now, staring down children and parents who are still trying to enjoy the last flickering rays of summer. This is the norm, and has been for as long as most of us can remember. However, school supply list demands have grown and become much more demanding and expensive over …

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Back-To-School Shopping Spending To Increase In 2014

According to the National Retail Federation, back-to-school spending is expected to reach $26.5 billion in 2014 for grades K-12, with the strongest trends in growth coming in the electronics and school supplies categories. The consumer survey results, received on July 1 by the National Retail Foundation from Prosper Insights & Analytics, show that planned spending is up in every category, …

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One Direction School Supplies Are Really Hot This Year, According To Google Shopping Data

Google has shared some search trends for back to school shoppers using the search engine for their shopping needs. The company finds that this is the earliest back to school shopping season on record, and its Google Shopping data shows One Direction supplies are very popular items this year. According to Google, most of users’ back to school research will …

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Apple Education Pricing For New Macs – Plus $100 iTunes Card

Apple’s 2012 Back to School promotion also began with yesterday’s launch of new Macs. College students and others that qualify will now get a $100 iTunes gift card with a Mac purchase. Those getting an iPad will get a $50 card for iTunes. The promotion runs from June 11 to September 21, 2012, which means, in order to qualify, you …

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