Best Back-to-School Sales for 2018

KRISTIN MCGRATH | August 6, 2018

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Welcome to August. Whether you're mourning the end of summer or eagerly awaiting the first day of school, August is the time to start thinking about supply lists and dorm decor.These back-to-school sales from major retailers will help you stock up on everything you need while keeping costs low.Academy Sports + Outdoors. Need athletic gear for after-school sports? Academy is offering up to 25 percent off Nike apparel, including shorts, T-shirts and socks. It's also offering a special on football equipment (buy six qualifying items and get 20 percent off) until Aug. 18.Academy also offers some back-to-school staples, such as school uniforms, selling for up to 20 percent off through August, and high-quality backpacks for less than $30. Need a new pair of shoes for the new school year? Select Sketchers styles are currently 25 percent off.

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