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Free backpack at Staples

Buy any backpack from Staples and get 100% of the cost back in the form of a Staples gift card now until July 31, 2010. There are a lot of great back...

Back-to-School Spending: Back to Pre-Crisis Levels

Sales for this year's back-to-school season look like they're likely to surpass that of 2007 -- before the recession took hold -- according to a new survey. But don't cheer yet -- consumers still feel pressured financially and remain very cautious about spending in general.

June Retail Sales Forecast to Rise With the Mercury

The East Coast heat wave is warming up more than sidewalks: It's also helping retailers shake up sales. Merchants are expected to report healthy numbers when they post their June sales figures Thursday, and several could update their second-quarter guidance as a result.

Click and save with online coupons

I've been looking for the back-to-school deals, and I've found plenty on Web sites offering online coupons. As retailers worry that kids and their...