September is fast approaching and with it comes the start of the academic year. As the little ones head back to the classroom, families are faced with a list of costly educational necessities. For those hoping to pinch a few pennies in the upcoming weeks, these popular supply chains are offering discounts that provide high quality supplies at a low cost.
The slogan “that was easy” promotes the idea that Staples is an easy way to get everything you need. I can tell you from experience that Staples offers a wide range of school supplies at a cost that won’t break the budget. With notebooks as low as two dollars a piece and 12 packs of Bic ballpoint pens reduced to one dollar, Staples makes shopping for back to school supplies simple. Check out their back to school center, featuring 17 pages of money saving coupons and store wide discounts.
Office chairs and toner aren’t the only merchandise Office Max carries. The store also offers a wide range of school supplies at a discounted price. This season, save 25 percent on backpacks and get instant savings on everything from rulers to scissors. Office Max also offers deals on calculators and laptops. With weekly discounts and deals, shoppers can save money and get the supplies they need, all in one easy location.
Target provides a wide variety of products for every situation, including school supplies. A family can find inexpensive calendars, sticky notes and tape, along with everything else they require. When perusing the aisles, don’t forget to check out the one-dollar section, which often includes notebooks, writing utensils and extra knick-knacks that might come in handy during the school year. Have students that attend a school with a dress code? Target host’s discounts on school uniforms, with shirts costing as low as six dollars.
While this drugstore may seem like an unusual place to get the essentials, it actually provides all the same products, at an extremely discounted price. By selling products that aren’t name brand, Walgreen’s can reduce their prices. Just last week they had a sale on notebooks for 19 cents each. With an entire aisle dedicated to everything education related, Walgreen’s is the perfect, low budget store to get what you need.
Going back to school doesn’t need to break the bank. This year, make the transition easy and inexpensive, and save up for more important things.