Where to Find the Best Back to School Deals

As a new school year approaches, now is the time for some back to school shopping- buying things like stationery, books, electronics, new clothes, dorm room stuff and so on. All of this can tot up to quite a large outlay unless you know where to do your shopping. Luckily for all of us, many online stores are currently offering great deals to help you save on back to school shopping, either because of the tax holidays offered by the government or as a marketing strategy. Check out these back to school deals from some of the most popular stores:

Deals from Staples

Staples is offering a variety of items at $1 and less – pencils, notebooks, cards and more. The store also offers great deals on pen drives, external hard drives, earphones, calculators, tablets, bags, furniture and more. Check out the Back to School Center section on the website to view the deals.

Office Depot

This online store also has some great deals for kids as they start a new school year. Check the School Supplies segment to find backpacks, tech bundles, study tables and chairs, uniforms, teacher resources, arts & crafts, storage solutions, sports gear, project or presentation stationery and much more.

Office Max

Browse the School Supplies pages on the Office Max website to see great deals for binders, bags and cases, planners & calendars, break room supplies, books, maps, display boards, easels, fasteners, educational aids, markers, crayons, Post-its and a lot more.


The Back to School segment on Walmart has clothing and uniforms starting from under $5, school supplies from under $1 and electronics starting at $29. You can also shop by grades – preschool or kindergarten to grade 2, 3 to 5, 6 to 8 and 9 to 12 and so on. View their value bundles, groceries deals and gift cards as well. Sometimes a gift card may be a good idea if you’re not sure about exactly what to get.


Target’s School and Office supplies include products for writing, organization, tools and equipment, office furniture, adhesives and a whole lot more. Also, check out their clearance categories such as electronics to see what you can find.


If you would rather visit and shop in store, use the store locator feature to find a Walgreens closest to you (simply enter your ZIP code, city and state, address or intersection and hit search). You can always visit the shop’s Back to School page to find all the online deals on school and college supplies like lunch boxes, dorm essentials, appliances, groceries, skin care and personal hygiene products and many more. The store also offers useful information about immunizations and healthcare clinics offering youth sports and school physicals.

Laptop Mag’s Recommendations

If you’re looking to buy a laptop that is user friendly for kids: light and compact enough to be carted around but loaded with features including the latest graphics and hardware / processors to support multitasking. Laptop Mag’s laptop and tablet recommendations page includes discounted deals on MacBook Air, the HP Pavilion x360, Acer’s Aspire V7-482PG-6629 Touchscreen Ultrabook, Microsoft’s tablet-laptop hybrid Surface Pro 3 and several others that you can pick from.

How we’re helping you save

So we are all tightening our belts this year and some states are offering tax holidays on back to school spends as well. Don’t forget, ComboInk can help you enjoy some attractive savings too. Since school and college supplies are some of the biggest expenditures on any back to school shopping list, we bring you a fantastic combo offer:

  • Get a 13% back to school discount all this August on your orders at ComboInk
  • Get a free Pen-Stylus (Retractable ballpoint pen with soft rubber stylus for touch-screen devices, a durable and long lasting product that all of us can use)

So go ahead and be a savvy shopper! Get all the back to school stuff you need including ink and toner cartridges, printing paper and so on. Grab your free gift and save big simply by using coupon code STYL13 at checkout.

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