Sunday, August 19, 2012
A variety of shops are located near Washington University for students needing anything from school supplies and guitar strings to computers and running shoes.
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Saturday, August 4, 2012
Parents and their children will have plenty of deals on supplies to choose from this weekend and beyond, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.
- BACK TO SCHOOL
- Nate Birt
Saturday, August 4, 2012
Clayton fifth-grader Dylan Wallach and his mother, Cindy, are among the many families expected to go back-to-shopping for school supplies this summer, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Quoting from the the Post-Dispatch article: "Coming on the heels of lackluster sales in the beginning of the summer, this back-to-school shopping season is forecast to be significantly bigger than in recent years." Learn how retailers will take advantage of the Missouri sales-tax holiday this weekend to lure back-to-school buyers in the complete Post-Dispatch article. More back-to-school articles on Patch:
Friday, August 3, 2012
More than 160 other Missouri cities have chosen to do the same.
Richmond Heights will not participate in this weekend's Missouri sales-tax holiday in an effort to maintain the city's revenue stream, an official with the city said. "We are a municipality that is heavily dependent on sales taxes for our general fund revenue," said Irene Johnson, public relations coordinator for the city. Richmond Heights hosts such retail destinations as the Saint Louis Galleria and The Boulevard-Saint Louis. Clayton won't participate either, and more than 160 other cities also have chosen to opt out of the three-day event, information posted to the Missouri Department of Revenue's website states. That means people purchasing state-approved school supplies, personal computers and clothing in those cities will still have …
Sunday, August 14, 2011
KidSmart's Push for Pencils campaign runs through Aug. 31.
KidSmart's Push for Pencils campaign is in full swing this month: The storefront operation in Bridgeton has been providing an array of school supplies for children in need for the past nine years. The mission is to ensure that children and their classrooms in the St. Louis metro area have the basic tools for learning by transferring, at no cost, the community's surplus supplies and merchandise into the hands of teachers for school children in need. The school year begins this month for numerous districts in St. Louis, including both the School District of Clayton and the Maplewood Richmond Heights School District on Wednesday. “We collect everything kids need in the way of supplies and distribute them through our schools with the most need…