Back to school essentials add up pretty quickly… so it’s important to be a savvy shopper and save whenever possible. Whether you’re looking to save on a new laptop or get your student set up with some fresh gear for the semester, these big-name retailers are offering up some pretty sweet deals for the season. Read on for a roundup of the best back-to-school sales.
Academy Sports + Outdoors
Get your kiddo all set with their school essentials with up to 25% footwear deals, 20% off football packages, backpacks for every budget and uniforms starting at $4.99.
Head over to American Eagle’s website ASAP to take 20-50% all AE jeans, joggers and shorts. Hurry—this online-only event ends August 20.
Take advantage of their education pricing deals during back-to-school season! This year, they’re offering up to $200 off select Macs and up to $50 off select iPads. Oh, and you can even score some free Beats headphones with eligible purchases.
The Container Store
Start the school year off right with a bin for *everything*. Text COLLEGELIFE to 22922 and you’ll receive a coupon for 20% off purchases through August 18. Don’t wanna text? No worries—just sign up on their website and you’ll still get the coupon. There’s also a Customer Favorites Sale running through August 18 with up to 30% off all of their popular items.
Dick’s Sporting Goods
Get your sporty shopping on with up to 25% off Nike and select backpacks, and up to 50% off Gridiron cleats, apparel and gear.
Get all of your BTS style gear squared away with 50% off backpacks, $15 and under tops for men and young men, $25 and under jeans, capris and shorts for women, petites, women’s plus and juniors and athletic shoes for the whole fam under $60. Kohl’s is also notorious for those amazing flash sales, so check their website for any other last-minute offers.
If you’re purchasing a laptop, you’re in luck. Head to Lenovo for doorbuster deals on laptops starting at $229 (plus free shipping!) Students also get an extra 5% on everything with ID.me.
You’re always gonna find some A+ deals at Nordstrom Rack, but right now, their sales are BIG. Kids fashion denim and sneakers are up to 50% off, plus shop their clearance for up to 70% off sandals, sneakers, dresses, tops and handbags.
Stock up on fall threads for everyone. All jeans and select tops are on sale. Kids jeans start at $10 and adult jeans start at $15!
From now until August 17, save on your shoe shopping with an additional 15% off purchases of $40 or more using code SAVENOW.
Get some fresh kicks for the whole family for 20% off with code SHOE20 until August 17. And don’t forget to check the weekly ads to see the other sales coming up!
The school supplies deals are always pretty lit at Walmart, but they’re also offering clothing starting at $7, along with discounts on popular laptops from Dell, Samsung and HP. Head online ASAP to shop these deals before they’re gone.
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Allison Wheeler is a writer, Bruce Springsteen enthusiast, and sixth-generation Texan living in Denton, Texas.