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Although most of us on the web working front have been out of school for at least a few years, this is the time of year that it can pay off to pay attention to the student world. That’s because all of the big retailers are […]

ScreenshotAlthough most of us on the web working front have been out of school for at least a few years, this is the time of year that it can pay off to pay attention to the student world. That’s because all of the big retailers are desperately trying to jump-start their fourth quarter sales with back-to-school promotions. Most of these aren’t really for web workers – I don’t know about you, but dropping a pile of money on the latest “must-have” college clothing doesn’t appeal to me – but there are a few out there that it’s worth knowing about.

When we’ve mentioned laptop bags in the past, RadTech has come up on our readers’ lists. Today only they’re having a 20% off sale on all laptop bags and sleeves, including ones with solar cells built in and the minimal NeoCase. They also sell the aluminum allow MacTruck heavy-duty case – worth a look if you’re hard on laptops.

If you’re the sort of web worker who admits to an office supply fetish, now’s the time to hit up the big retailers. Staples has a variety of back to school sales running, as does OfficeMax. Better yet, if you use PayPal to pay, OfficeMax is offering 20$ cash back up to $25.

Anyone who has shopped Dell knows that they always have some sort of special pricing going on – but for back-to-school, their laptop specials are pretty good. If you’ve been looking for a second machine, they have a low-end Inspiron for $499 at the moment.

Do you know about any other sales worth passing along?

photo credit: stock.xchng user woodsy

  1. I always take advantage of this time of year to pick up things like pens and spiral notebooks and such for my office. Places like Target practically give this stuff away.

    SB

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  2. Check the Sunday flyer for Staples each week. This week they had free pencils and rulers; last week, free glue.

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