The NRF added that, “With more children entering elementary and middle school this fall and after cutting back their spending last year, parents with growing children will hit the stores this summer to replace and replenish what their children might have had to “make-do” with last school season. “
To help aid parents in their back to school shopping and free shipping deals for the 2012 school year, BrevardTimes.com has compiled direct links to the 2012 Back to School Sales for Amazon.com, OfficeMax, Sears, JCPenney, Target, Kohl’s, Walmart, Macy’s, and ForTeachersOnly.com located at the end of this article so that parents can compare the sales for the best deals.
Target In stores and online, Target offers solutions and on-trend items for making the most of the back-to-school budget, including:
Exclusive Product Assortment: Guests can find ProCat® Multi-Color Shine Backpacks, LegoCity® School Supplies and apparel from the Harajuku Mini for Target® collection.
Walmart “For the moms who shop our stores, back-to-school isn’t just about checking items off their lists. It’s about a fresh start, changing routines and getting children ready with products that match their personalities and budgets,” said Duncan Mac Naughton, chief merchandising officer, Walmart U.S. “We’re committed to setting our customers up for success this back-to-school season by sticking to our plan – offering everyday low prices and the broadest assortment of the right merchandise their families need.”
Kmart Kmart is providing its customers with back-to-school offers, focusing on delivering greater value, including five percent off layaway purchases, special pricing and perks for Shop Your Way members such as free flu shots* and value-driven Kmart exclusive label products.
“Kmart understands shoppers are seeking value and convenience,” said Andy Stein, interim chief marketing officer, Kmart. “Kmart is committed to helping manage back-to-school expenses by offering customers additional ways to pay, including five percent off of their layaways.”
Free Shipping for Back To School 2012 (Details and exclusions apply)
Target and Office Max are offering free shipping with an order of $50 or more.
Amazon.com Prime members receive free shipping.
Kohl’s offers free standard shipping with a purchase of $75 or more.
Sears offers free shipping over $59 on apparel, fine jewelry, bed, bath, and home, $25 on shoes.