Back to school period of time usually lasts from mid-July through early/mid-September. Most parents tend to shop early during the last 2 weeks of July. But researches show that people who accomplish back-to-school shopping late are actually saving $100 more than the early birds. So what is the best time to get great deals for back-to-school? The answer is August.
If you pay attention, it’s not hard to find that almost all major back-to-school sale events start at the beginning of August. The stores start to offer all kinds of promotions, such as buy more save more, free shipping on school supplies, special offer for back-to-school, dollar deals, clearance sales, sales tax-free weekends, back-to-school combos, etc. For example, 123Ink.ca will offer FREE SHIPPING with purchase of any 5 school supply items during the whole August, and unbelievable low prices and big discounts on school / office supplies, printer ink cartridges and toner cartridges, printers for students, computer accessories such as XXL large mouse pad only $9.99, office chairs starting from $59.99 and office furniture.
If you plan to save big on Back-to-School shopping, you can hold your breath until August. The last two weeks of August normally is the best time looking for best back-to-school deals. Some people even do it as the school starts, since when the season about to end, back-to-school clearance sales may give you more surprises.