In , back to school is the period in which students and their parents purchase and apparel for the upcoming . At many , back to school sales are advertised as a time when school supplies, children's, and young adults' clothing goes on sale. have also become an important part of back to school sales, with the rise in prominence of and related equipment in education; traditional supplies such as paper, pens, pencils and binders will often be marked at steep discounts, often as to entice shoppers to buy other items in the store. Many states offer tax-free periods (usually about a week) at which time any school supplies and children's clothing purchased does not have added.
The back to school period of time usually lasts from mid-July through early/mid-September, before the school year starts in the , , and . In and , this usually occurs in January, while in , this period lasts from late November to December. In , the back to school sales traditionally start in the month of June when schools are about to open. In , which is unusual in that it starts its school year in spring, the back to school sales are traditionally held in late March.
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August is the beginning of back to school shopping, the second biggest retail season. It’s also the best time to get the most bang for your buck. Must-have items include stationary supplies, folders, , (for college students), as well as clothes and accessories. However, there’s no need to allow your shopping spree to plunder your bank account. From fashionable clothing to ballpoint pens, we have compiled the best back to school sales available. Keep reading and you will be more than prepared, once the new academic year starts.