Back-to-school Shopping A Bust

Shoppers spent slightly more last month than they had the year before, but sales were far short of 2008 levels, heralding what could be a disappointing holiday shopping season.

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  • Back to school shopping by the numbers - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    ... of its annual survey on back to school shopping trends. • $68 billion — Total combined spending expected for school and college shopping in...
    08/2/2015 - 2:03 pm | View Link
  • Back to school shopping season is here [South Bend Tribune, Ind.] - Bloomberg
    Back to school shopping season is here - South Bend Tribune
    08/2/2015 - 12:49 pm | View Link
  • Save on back-to-school shopping during tax-free weekend - Killeen Daily Herald
    The back-to-school shopping season is fast approaching, and according to the National Retail Federation, it is second in terms of sales only to the
    08/2/2015 - 5:55 am | View Link
  • Is it too early for back to school shopping? -
    Local non-profit is helps teens prepare for school - Channel 8 Eyewitness News
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    America Offline? 15 Percent of US Adults Don't Use the Internet - Yahoo! Singapore
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  • Back-to-school blues? Here are some binge-worthy series
    What to do with those last golden weeks of summer? Sure, we could go back-to-school shopping (that Star Wars Trapper Keeper is a want), but it’s just so ... much ... hassle. We’ll do it later; instead, why not binge some quality TV that you may have ...
    08/30/2015 - 5:10 pm | View Link
  • Expert Offers Tips For Back-To-School Buys To Help Little Ones At Home
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A lot of students in our area actually are heading back to school this week. But there’s a lot you can do outside the classroom to make sure those kids are getting a good education. Barbara Peacock, the managing director of ...
    08/30/2015 - 4:12 pm | View Link
  • Back-to-school shopping in full swing
    Patience and pocketbooks are being put to the test this week as back-to-school shopping becomes a top priority for parents ahead of the first day of classes Sept. 8. "We're going school shopping this afternoon," said soon-to-be Grade 7 student Halisha ...
    08/30/2015 - 1:53 pm | View Link
  • Back-to-school shopping marks the end of summer
    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- One of the surest signs that summer is making an exit is the school-supply shopping frenzy of parents looking to stock up and save money at the same time. On a recent hot summer afternoon, Michelle Kennedy, an Annadale resident, was ...
    08/30/2015 - 4:06 am | View Link
  • Back to school shopping shifting to after school starts
    At Ped-Agree Shoes in Wyckoff, owners Catherine Mattei and Luanne Rush were busy last week helping parents outfit their children with new shoes for school. In Westwood, at the Ginger Kids clothing store, owner Sue Bahng said she loves back-to-school season.
    08/29/2015 - 6:28 pm | View Link
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  • 10 Back-To-School Shopping Tips that Save Money | Parenting
    Get everything you need by shopping smarter, or not at all! Tags: Back to School. From the editors of |
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    Shop our Back to School event for savings on K-12 essentials, including clothes, shoes, and school supplies. Take advantage of low prices and FREE Shipping.
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  • Back to School | Disney Store
    Gear-up for fun times with our super supplies and essentials including Tees, Backpacks, Pens, Notebooks, and more at the Official Online Disney Store! Share a smile ...
    08/30/2015 - 4:58 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
    08/30/2015 - 1:01 am | View Website
  • Back to school (marketing)
    In merchandising, back to school is the period in which students and their parents purchase school supplies and apparel for the upcoming school year.
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