Back-to-school Sales Creep Forward

Summer is barely here and it's already time to think about back-to-school—shopping, that is. Retailers are starting some back-to-school advertising sooner than in recent years.

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ASK NEWS:
  • Larry Augustin: Open source pioneer. SugarCRM CEO. Gym rat. - Tech Republic
    Labs for a year before returning to Stanford to finish his PhD. When he came back to school, Augustin ... good summary of the outbound sales model
    11/3/2014 - 8:48 am | View Link
  • Analysis Finds Correlation Between Home Sales and Online Big Ticket ... - Media Post
    ... higher during Q3 2014 than during Q3 2013. The sales increases in July, August and September indicate a strong back-to-school shopping season...
    11/3/2014 - 8:13 am | View Link
  • The 2014 Holiday Shopping Season: 5 Tweaks to the Usual Story Line - Forbes.com
    ... sales in November and December to ... to refer to the back-to-school shoppers. Briefly, it refers to researching a purchase online and then ...
    11/2/2014 - 1:37 pm | View Link
  • IT Digest: Global tablet sales on the rise - Washington Post
    The increase in sales could be driven by back-to-school promotions and by a growing appetite for tablets in the U.S. market, said Jean...
    11/2/2014 - 12:22 pm | View Link
  • Anago makes money when you make a mess [Detroit Free Press :: ] - BusinessWeek
    I went back to school got my master's in Miami, and got a job at IBM. ... I started as a daytime telemarketer to set appointments for the sales ...
    11/2/2014 - 5:19 am | View Link
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YAHOO NEWS:
  • Fueled by Back-to-School Promotions and US Growth, the Worldwide Tablet Market Grows 11.5% in the Third Quarter ...
    The worldwide tablet grew 11.5% year over year in the third quarter of 2014 with shipments reaching 53.8 million units according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker.
    10/30/2014 - 8:30 am | View Link
  • Mac sales so far in '14 may signal share push
    The Mac is poised to break Apple's annual sales record this year, according to an analysis of past sales trends as well as Wall Street projections.
    10/29/2014 - 7:50 am | View Link
  • ACCO Brands Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results
    LAKE ZURICH, Ill., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCO Brands Corporation (NYSE: ACCO), a world leader in branded school and office products, today reported its third quarter results for the period ended ...
    10/29/2014 - 7:00 am | View Link
  • Editor's choice
    Acme's Q3 sales were $30 million – compared with $22.1 million in the same quarter last year – boosted by the June acquisition of First Aid Only. However, excluding First Aid Only, sales for the quarter were still up 12% – and 16% in the US – following a strong back-to-school (BTS) season.
    10/27/2014 - 7:21 am | View Link
  • Mac revenue tops iPad as Apple sells record 5.5M computers
    Apple said it sold a record 5.5 million Macs in the September quarter, boosting sales by 21% year-over-year during a stretch when the overall personal computer business remained in the red.
    10/26/2014 - 12:16 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Back-to-School PC Sales Up From 2013
    It's back to school time! Which means it's time for frantic purchasing of all sorts of stuff one (or one's kid) may or may not need for the school year. Of course, desktops and laptops are important and expensive items on those shopping lists, and research ...
    09/26/2014 - 6:01 pm | View Link
  • PC sales spike during back to school season, led by Macs and Chromebooks
    According to NPD Group, a market research firm, PC sales rose during the back to school season this year by three percent. That surge was led by Macs and Chromebooks, NPD’s findings indicate. This year, sales of Mac computers accounted for 26.8 percent ...
    09/26/2014 - 5:46 pm | View Link
  • PC retail sales saw 3% growth during Back-to-School period led by Mac and Chrome OS
    PC sales numbers for the 10 week back-to-school period (July 4th through Labor Day weekend) are now in, showing nearly 3% growth after a decline of around 2.5% last year. According to NDP, the growth was attributed to mainly Apple and Chrome OS products.
    09/25/2014 - 12:30 pm | View Link
  • Windows PCs lose back-to-school sales to Chromebooks, Macs
    Kids aren't the only ones who approach back-to-school season with a looming sense of dread. Computer makers count on returning students to goose PC sales, but the past few back-to-school seasons have been a bloodbath, offering no relief amid a protracted ...
    09/25/2014 - 7:39 am | View Link
  • August retail sales climb 0.6%, boosted by back-to-school shopping
    American consumers opened their wallets for back-to-school shopping in August, boosting retail sales as gas prices fell and the job market improved. U.S. retail sales jumped 0.6% last month from the month before, the Commerce Department said Friday.
    09/12/2014 - 11:40 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • Back to School Sales & Deals 2014 | Ebates
    Find the best Back to School deals to start the year off right! From school clothes to supplies, find the best sales and get Cash Back at Ebates!
    11/27/2014 - 7:02 am | View Website
  • $5 off Back To School Sales 2014
    How to Save During Back To School Sales It's that time of year again, the back to school sales are here! Whether you're sending your kids to elementary school or ...
    11/27/2014 - 1:47 am | View Website
  • Teaching in Room 6: Back to School....SALE!!!!
    I can NOT believe it is already August. AUGUST! And do you know what that means? Back to school time. I don't know about you, but I am in the last minute ...
    11/27/2014 - 12:07 am | View Website
  • Back to School Sales and Deals
    Find today's top Back to School deals on laptop computers, backpacks, clothing, and accessories. We track Back to School sale events, coupons, & closeouts
    11/26/2014 - 11:38 pm | View Website
  • Everything You Need to Shop Back-to-School Sales and Save ...
    College tuition continues to increase, which makes saving on the little things — like laptops and clothing — all the more important. Check out all our back-to ...
    11/26/2014 - 8:22 am | View Website
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