Florida’s sales tax holiday is upon us. Here are the deals you can expect to see at stores this week and through the sale tax holiday running Friday through Sunday.
Remember: Clothing and shoes under $75 and school supplies under $15 are tax exempt.
Toys R Us:
- Free Disney Princess slingbag with the purchase of any Disney Prince item of $30 or more
- Buy one, get one 50 percent off all character-themed folders, notebooks and stationary
- Buy one, get one 50 percent off all food and drink containters, Crayola Color Wonder & Color - Explosion items, Imaginarium easels and arts and crafts.
- 20 percent of all iPod docks, portable speakers and Skullcandy headphones
- Save $10 on Leapfrog Leapster Explorer (was $59.99, now $49.99)
- Save $20 on Archos 8-gigabyte Arnova 10-inch Android 4.0 ICS Tablet (was $199.99, now $179.99)
- Kmart is offering 5 percent discounts on layaway purchases until Aug. 18, both online and in store. This is the first year the discount chain has offered discounts on layaway for back to school.
- Walmart launched an 88-cent section inside stores for the first time this year. The school supply items are aimed at students and teachers.
- 25 cent Cra-Z-Art crayons, glue sticks or Fiskars wood rulers, 50 cent Cra-Z-Art classic or bold washable markers and colored pencils. 82-cent 150-sheet paper, 97-cent each for nylon zipper binder pouchs, Sterilite pencil boxs, and 5-tab dividers.
- 15-cent each for mini highlighters or 100-pack of index cards with circular coupon. 39-cent penic or index card cases with circular coupon. 49-cent 3-pack glue sticks, 69-cent colored penics, 99-cent construction paper, keychain calculators and index dividers.
- OfficeMax stores are offering backpacks for sale for a penny now through Saturday, when shoppers use their MaxPerks Reward card.
- 10–cent each for 10-pack of No. 2 pencils and Paper Mate pens. 50-cent each for 4-pack glue sticks, folders, 100-sheet wide rule paper and zipper binder pocket. $1 each for 100-pack index cards, paper lunch bags, resealable sandwich bags and paper towels.
- CVS ExtraCare card members have access to more deals on school supplies.
- Spend $15 on any Crayola products, Paper Mate Ink Joy, Expo items or Five tar subject notebooks and get $3 back in ExtraBucks Rewards.
- Get select HP printer ink for $20.99 with a CVS card
- Buy one, get one half off on Caliber stationary, Bic pens, pencils, white-out and markets, Georgia-Pacific copy and print paper, Post-It or Scotch Tape.
- Staples is offering a buyback program where students can exchange used binders for discounts on new ones at stores.
- Two for $7 on Avery binders and two for $3 on Scotch expressions tape.
- 1-cent paperclips, pocket tissues and 2-pocket paper folders
- JC Penney stores with salons are offering free haircuts to children from kindergarten to 6th grade for back to school through the end of August.
- Kohl’s stores are open through midnight on Friday and reopen Saturday at 7 a.m.
- $10 Kohl’s Cash back for ever $50 spent in store or online from Friday to Tuesday.
- Bloomingdales: 20 percent off almost every regular priced purchase of $100 - $199.99 and 30 percent off almost every regular priced purchase of 200.00 or more in Young World.
- Claire’s: All items for sale under $45, including backpacks, tech accessories, pens, notebooks and locker and dorm décor.
- Kipling: 30 percent off all backpacks and school accessories.
- Last Call by Neiman Marcus : 50-60 percent off select merchandise through Monday
- American Eagle Outfitters: 40 percent off clearance merchandise and denim sales
- Tommy Hilfiger Company Store: 15 percent off purchase of $150 or more
- Reebok Rockport Outlet: Buy one, get one 50 percent off footwear
Coral Square Mall in Coral Springs will have fashion demonstrations from apparel retailers like Gymboree and Crazy 8, host a school supply charity drive and giveaways inside the mall on Saturday from 3 p.m.-5 p.m. In Miami, The Falls is hosting its annual Back to School Splash, a free event for families on Saturday and Sunday.
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