back to school

Figuring out the numbers without the numbers

Oct 11, 2013
Trying to figure out economic data without official government statistics.
Posted In: Walmart, back to school, government shutdown 2013

More teachers pay to stock the classroom supply closet

Aug 28, 2013
One lesson virtually all teachers have learned: if you want your classroom up to snuff, you're going to have to spend your own money.
Posted In: back to school, Education, teachers

Luxury brands target children for back-to-school

Aug 21, 2012
Even as the economy continues to show signs of weakness, luxury retailers have still been doing well. One strategy? Bidding for customer loyalty from the moment kids step onto the playground.
Posted In: high-end retail, fashion, kids, back to school

Back-to-school already in swing at stores

Aug 7, 2012
Department stores try to get school shoppers in the doors earlier.
Posted In: Retail, back to school