Back-to-School: Richfield Patch Guide to Weekend Sales at Local Retailers

The Back-to-School shopping season has begun.

Although we haven't even officially entered August yet, Back-to-School ads and sales are popping up all over.

While many may not be ready to give in and mark the end of summer, there are many great deals to be had around town.

  • Embark basic backpack or lunchpack for $9;
  • Texas Instruments TI-30X IIS calculator for $9;
  • Steralite Pencil Box for $0.50;
  • Girls tees and tanks for $4;
  • Selected girls and boys shoes at $14;
  • Juniors skinny or boot-cut jeans for $17;
  • School Supplies for $0.99: Crayola colored pencils, USA Gold pencils, USA Gold pencil sharpener, selected Mead notebooks, folders and composition books.

The College Student

  • Room Essentials low rocker chairs, beanbag ottomans or butterfly chairs for $24;
  • Room Essentials lamps and tables for $12;
  • 12-piece T-fal Simply Clean nonstick pan set for $59;
  • Emerson mini fridge for $59;
  • Room Essentials storage crates and shower caddies for $3.

If you don't want to get out to the store, currently Target is also offering free shipping for online orders $50 or more, according to its website.

To see more Target deals, click here.


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Walmart is featuring "must-have" deals for college students:

The College Student

  • Bedding starting at $35;
  • Futons and sofas starting at $99;
  • Storage containers starting at $19;
  • Desks starting at $39;
  • Appliance starting at $57;
  • Laptops and Netbooks starting at $278.

To see more Walmart deals, click here.


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