Latest Back to School Stories

2011-10-03 09:00:00

Strong Back-to-School growth leads to high expectations for holiday sales. Columbus, WI (PRWEB) October 03, 2011 While many retail stores are suffering due to a down economy, Internet office supply e-tailer DiscountOfficeItems.com, experienced 30 percent year-over-year growth during the 2011 Back-to-School season. âœThis year, our focus was more targeted marketing to those shopping for school supplies. Weâre confident new presentation methods helped...

2011-07-28 17:14:00

RIVERWOODS, Ill., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the days draw closer to another school year, shoppers in 16 states can expect sales tax breaks on the purchase of various school-related goods in upcoming weeks, according to CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business and a leading global provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services (CCHGroup.com). States holding these "tax holidays" allow back-to-school items such as clothing, footwear, school supplies, computers and...

2010-09-08 07:15:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Hair Fairies, the head lice helpers, today announced free school screenings for head lice. The super smart Back to School special means stress relief for educators and families across the country. In an initiative designed to help people get their lives back, Hair Fairies will screen schools free of charge. Other Back to School specials include free all natural nit-zapping shampoo for first time treated clients, as well as attractive online product...

2010-08-18 09:09:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- As summer comes to an end, VH1 Classic turns up the heat giving viewers 24-hours of RUSH for "RUSH Hashanah," a Labor Day weekend of "Back to School" classics hosted by Carrie Keagan and "VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of All Time" countdown. "Back To School" Weekend begins Saturday, September 4 @ 1 PM* Getting ready for the school year will be a little easier this Labor Day weekend with a full schedule of your favorite movies and music on VH1 Classic...

2009-09-10 15:21:00

MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the largest distributor of healthcare products and services to office-based practitioners, helped prepare more than 2,000 underserved children in 18 North American cities for a great new school year by presenting them with specially selected new outfits and backpacks filled with books and school supplies through the 12th annual Henry Schein Back to School program. In addition, backpacks contained hand...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.