Parents Spend More on Back-to-School Supplies than Save for Their Child's College Education.

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  • PRESS RELEASE - APPLETON, WISCONSIN - AUG 14, 2014 11:00

    Unnecessary items plague last minute back-to-school shoppers but onlineretailer, SchoolSupplies.com, responds by oering an aordable, onlinealternative to costly school supply lists and shopping!

    Parents Spend More on Back-to-School Supplies than Save for TheirChild's College Education.

    This year parents are digging deeper into their pocketsto shell out more than ever for school supplies - 12%more according to the National Retail Federation (NRF).In response, SchoolSupplies.com, a new school supplyretailer, teamed up with teachers across the UnitedStates to ensure they oer parents something new thisto back-to-school season: brand name school supplybundles that contain exactly what students need - no listnecessary!

    Back to school shopping is denitely giving parentssticker shock, shared Je Goldenberg, CEO of SchoolSupplies.com, Lists are gettinglonger, because items like tissues, and disinfectant wipes never used to be on them. It'sclear that classroom needs are changing so why are we not changing the way we meetparent's needs?

    According to the Capital One, more than 1 in 5 American families are spending more onschool supplies than saving for their childs college education. For 53% of Americansfamilies, the annual shopping trip will average $669.28 - the most expensive year to date.Budget cuts may be to blame, causing longer recommended supply lists, however, not allitems are required - this makes for a confusing and expensive shopping trip for parents -especially when last minute shopping.

    In response, SchoolSupplies.coms oers school supply bundles that carry exactly whateach student needs for the school year. Featuring the nations top brands, such asCrayola, Elmers, Post-it and Fiskars (to name a few) at prices 20-30% less thancompared to shopping the same items separately in store - plus, the bundles are time

    Back to school shoppingis denitely giving parentssticker shock... It's clearthat classroom needs arechanging so why are wenot changing the way wemeet parent's needs?

    JEFF GOLDENBERG, CEO,SCHOOLSUPPLIES.COM

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    saving, thanks to free shipping across the United States.

    Each school supply bundle is customized per grade and meets the strict approval ofSchoolSupplies.coms very own Teacher Advisory Board. This council of 8 educatorsfrom across the United States represents classes K-12 and act as SchoolSupplies.comswindow into Americas classroom.

    Opting for SchoolSupplies.com saves parents from the pressure of last minute, back toschool shopping gives parents a helping hand they can trust - everything they need,shipped free, no store required.

    About SchoolSupplies.comSchoolSupplies.com saves parents time and money by making back-to-school supplyshopping easy & more convenient. SchoolSupplies.com is stocked with great gradespecic, teacher curated & approved school supply bundles - shipped free! In addition,SchoolSupplies.com donates $1 from each bundle sold to the charity, The Family GivingTree, in order to supply an in-need child with a backpack full of school supplies this back-to-school season.

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    Company Contact InformationMarie Nicola

  • SchoolSupplies.com#200 4321 W College, AppletonWI, 549141 (888) 427-2354

    Original Source: www.i-newswire.com

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