Dongguan Mingyi Printing Co.,Ltd
I can remember that when I was a lot younger,
Now that I am a parent myself, I know how difficult such times of the year are for parents on a fixed budget. A fancy pencil case that I wanted is much more expensive than the basic pencil case that would have done just as well. Cute note books and note pads were just a waste of money when I could have gotten the simple ones. Children don't always understand the value of hard earned money.
Therefore, parents like me need to have a good budget for schools supplies. Kids, especially at the start of the school year, are very much excited to shop for school supplies just as I was back in those days. But instead of taking our kids to a trip to the bookstore, try to spend an hour of online shopping with them and see how much you can actually save.
LightInTheBox.com now offers students and parents the opportunity to buy Chinese made products suitable for school use directly from China. Products are offered at a fraction of the price of what consumers would pay for the same product at traditional retailers.
The special promotion also offers customers a free coupon, allowing them to get an additional US$5 or US$10 off their purchase if they spend over US$50 or US$100 respectively on products featured in the promotion.
'We all know how frantic it can get if you do your back-to-school shopping the traditional way, that is, at the local mall. So LightInTheBox offers an alternative, stress-free way to shop for a range of essential back-to-school items,' says Alan Guo, CEO of LightInTheBox.com. 'It doesn't matter if you are a parent looking for school supplies for your children or a college student looking for products in preparation for the coming academic year - LightInTheBox has the items you need and you will surely save money in the process.'
In most countries in the Northern Hemisphere, students are on school holidays during the summer months, although dates do vary. Students return to school from their summer holidays around September, and often, the days preceding the commencement of school is a busy shopping time. Every year, this period becomes a hectic time during which students and parents rush to acquire all the stationery supplies (such as pens, pencils, erasers, crayons, binders, notebooks and rulers), uniforms, text books, electronics and gym shoes needed for the coming school year.
Popular items on the back-to-school shopping lists of high school and university students this year include Apple MacBooks, Lexmark or Epson printers and JanSport or Eastpak backpacks. Other Apple items like the iPhone, iTouch or iPod Nano are also popular with this group. While primary school aged children are hoping to obtain SpongeBob SquarePants, Sesame Street, Toy Story 3, Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue, Iron Man or Disney Princess themed backpacks, lunchboxes or even stationery items.