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This musical instrument repairman is scrambling to keep up with demand
After downsizing in 2019, Avery McDaniel of Beloit, Wisconsin, is having the "busiest rental season ever." What's up with the clarinets?
Inflation piles on back-to-school shopping season
Families are generally planning to spend almost $20 more per child on school supplies.
For this toy store, back-to-school shopping looks different this year
Millions of students are returning to in-person classes this school year. What does that mean for businesses that sell school supplies?
Business is strong, mall manager says, but virus still stirs worries
Alana Ferko, who runs the Butte Plaza Mall in Montana, is trying to keep her workers and shoppers healthy.
Why one high school teacher is becoming a student again
"The burnout factor is real," Catherine Fink of Longmont, Colorado, says of teaching. She's starting her first year of law school.
Teens filled the worker gap this summer, but what happens when back-to-school time arrives?
Employers' flexibility can be the best way to both recruit and retain young workers.
The back-to-school shopping season is critical for this small business
Nneka Brown of Innovative Supplies Worldwide says all-digital education deprives children of the opportunity to learn key skills.
Libraries and social services go hand and hand, especially in the pandemic
We check in with a Tennessee librarian whose staff is helping patrons with computers and virtual schooling.
Not sure what to wear on your first day of school? YouTube influencers are happy to help.
Dozens of popular videos advise kids and teens who are eager to fit in. And those young influencers can make thousands of dollars.
Why do states hold back-to-school sales tax holidays?
Politicians and retailers say tax holidays are good for sales and they save people money. But it’s not that simple.