WASHINGTON — As the days of summer dwindle for D.C.-area students, many parents are salivating at the deals they can score while back-to-school shopping.
This shopping season, they can find many deals, as retailers aim to please with more convenience, longer deals, bigger bonuses and price-matching perks.
Here are a few back-to-school deals:
Staples’ discounted items include 17-cent notebooks, 25-cent rulers and 82-cent filler paper, and other items are priced at less than $1. Check out the full list of back-to-school items on Staples’ website.
See Walmart’s deals on its website .
The retailer even offers “Super Cash,” which lets shoppers earn $10, which can be spent at a later time, for every $25 spent. The deal lasts through Aug. 24.
Creating a college registry — that’s right, a registry — can save another $10.
Target has denim deals with 40 percent off on girls’ and boys’ jeans. Also, backpacks start at $13.
Sears and Kmart are partnering through in-store pickup. Customers can order items on Kmart’s website and pick up the items at Sears and vice versa.
Sears customers don’t even have to get out of the car if they opt for in-vehicle pickup for online orders.
This week is a great time to shop in the Free State. It’s Maryland’s sales tax-free week, which means consumers will get to keep more green in their wallets if they buy clothing or shoe items priced less than $100.
Diapers, hats, belts, jerseys and swimsuits are exempt from the 6 percent sales tax. Sales tax is not applied to any of those items purchased online either, as long as they’re paid for and delivered this week.
Get some tips on smart back-to-school shopping habits on WTOP.com.