Retailers are offering back-to-school bargains

Published On: Jul 24 2012 10:08:28 AM CDT
HOUSTON -

The biggest shopping season next to Christmas is here and retailers are willing to offer big bargains to lure customers.

Back-To-School sales are projected to reach $83.8 billion this year, according the National Retail Federation.

Retailers from Target to Staples to Walmart are rolling out huge discounts, freebies and new promotions.

Kids can exchange their old beat-up binders at Staples and get a $2 discount on new ones.

Walmart has launched its 88 cents section with a wide range of school supplies for teachers and students.

CVS Extracare customers can get Extrabucks on certain Mead and Crayola products.