The Real Deal: How to save big on back-to-school supplies

If you or the student in your life needs an electronic upgrade – now is the time to shop.

News 12 Staff

Aug 15, 2023, 12:58 PM

Updated 332 days ago


Your kids may not be ready to head back to school just yet, but it’s time to grab the best deals for back to school.
News 12 Consumer Reporter Janice Lieberman gives you The Real Deal on how to save big.
There are good sales on supplies including electronics, sporting goods and more as the first day nears.
If you or the student in your life needs an electronic upgrade – now is the time to shop.
Black Friday will be your next big chance, but head to Amazon, Dell, HP, and Lenova for almost 30% off tablets, laptops and headphones.
Before you overspend on textbooks for college, check out Chegg and Vitalsource for discounts on rentals and used books.
Check out Michael’s and Joann’s for art supplies and make sure to find the 25% off coupons for your entire purchase and 40% off one regular priced item.
Need supplies? Head to the Dollar Store for glue, pens and calculators or use coupons from CVS and Walgreens for those basics as well.
Five Below has cheap backpacks and some decorating essentials for lockers.
Also, partner up with another family and buy supplies in bulk from Oriental Trading Company and discount school supplies online.
Old Navy, Kohl’s, Macy’s, JCPenny and Children’s Place will all run sales on back-to-school clothes.
Don’t forget to check Craigslist and eBay for sporting goods, school supplies, backpacks and more.  

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