By BECKY WORLEY
Back-to-school shopping procrastinators can now rejoice: Some of the best deals come around Labor Day for clothing, tech and supplies. Here are the biggest categories, websites and store-wide deals we could find.
– Buy one and get one 50 percent off on children’s shoes and apparel
– $5 off $50 using code TGT4QBJF
– Save $40 on an Epson 2530 printer and receive a $5 Target gift card (normally $99.99, sale: $59.99 plus $5 Target gift card)
– Save $50 on Beats by Dre Studio over-the-ear headphones (normally $299.99, sale: $249.99)
– Save $30 on Bose Quiet Comfort 15 Around-the-Ear Headphones (normally $299.99, sale: $269.99)
– 20 percent off Skullcandy Jib earbuds (normally $9.99, sale: $7.99)
– 40 percent off in-store and online. No code needed
– $29.99 eyeglasses at JC Penney Optical.
– 15 percent off the entire site and store including uniform polos and khakis.
– Girls’ and boys’ approved school wear polos, currently $3.97.
– Disney “Frozen” girls’ graphic tee, currently $6.97.
– ThredUp offers brand-name kids’ clothing gently used for a fraction of their original price. Use code ABC40 for 40 percent off your first thredUP order.
– A different spin on online used clothing is from Schoola. They sell used clothing online, but families who donate clothes designate a school as a beneficiary and a percentage of the price goes back to the donor’s school: 40 percent. Try it out with a 25 percent off code: GMA25.
– 15 percent off the entire site code COMJBTS15 and deals on backpacks like this High Sierra Swerve marked down from $100 to $39.
– iPad 16GB Retina Display: Radio Shack and Walmart have the best prices this week, $50 off at $349.
Don’t Buy an iPhone … Yet
– Apple is expected to announce the iPhone 6 Sept. 9 with the new phone available Sept. 19. Even if you plan to buy an older model, prices usually go down when a new phone is announced. Older models are often discounted by $100.
Don’t Buy a Laptop at Your College Bookstore
– A recent report showed campus bookstores inflating the prices of laptops by 35 percent over online prices.
Add the deals you’ve found in the comments and share with other procrastinators.