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Back-to-School 2014
Retailers roll out early promotions yet again
Digital spending to increase
Last summer, retailers had raised eyebrows by rolling out Back-to-School (BTS) sales in early July and this year nothing changes as retailers are at it again, pushing BTS sales earlier than ever. Price pressures will persist during BTS and as always parents will continue to look for bargains, which can already be seen due to early promotions that retailers have aggresively rolled out! Although the economy seems to be improving, but today’s consumer has already adapted to new technologies when it comes to striking the right bargain for BTS shopping. According to the new eMarketer report ‘2014 Back-to-School Preview: eCommerce Sales to Log Above- Average Gains’, the digital sales
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