Columbia tax free weekend deals are just in time for back to school and the prices are the best to be found in a long time. With the economy floundering, retail stores are lowering their prices to encourage spending and consumer confidence. Paired with the weekend before the first day of school for many in South Carolina and the advantage of saving during a tax free weekend, there probably won’t be a better time for the thrifty fashion shopper to get our and pick up bargains
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Kohl’s biggest back to school sale is happening Friday through Sunday with Night Owl and Early Bird specials, 200 Power Hour specials and $10 Kohl’s Cash for every $50 spent. Featured at Kohl’s are 45-55% off fashion tops and bottoms for girls and boys from Mudd, SONOMA Life + Style and Jumpi9ng Beans, 15-50% off shoes and sandals for the family, 35-50% off bras from all your favorite makers, 55-60% off fine and sterling silver jewelry and 35-55% off collections for juniors.
Hamrick’s Back 2 School sale continues through the tax-free weekend on Friday and Saturday. Hamrick’s entire stock of U.S. Polo Assn. for boys and girls, kids screen tees, girls; fashion 2fer tops and quilted totes and duffel bags are all sale priced. There are savings of 20% off jeans for boys and girls from Lee, Levi’s, Seven, Almost Famous, Zana Dim YMI and Squeeze. Hamrick’s clearance has savings of 30-70% off fashions for misses, juniors, women, men, girls and boys, accessories and shoes,
Macy’s back to school savings and values is a lesson in Social Studies with Macy’s spectacular 2-day specials on August 5 and 6. With Macy’s Back-to-School Pass, you will save an extra 15% off sale and clearance apparel for kids, juniors and young men. Featured are girls’ leggings sets, ladies’ boat shoes from White Mountain, summer shorts from Imperial tar, Yaso, Jolt, Radius and Greendog, Slade Wilder screen printed shirts and shorts for men, knit tops and henleys for juniors from Grane, backpacks in trendy new colors and patterns from Nautica and High Sierra and graphic tees for young men.
Save 50% at Dillard’s tailored men’s clothing sale, featuring 50% off spring and summer styles, new price reductions, woven shirts, knit sport shirts, swimwear and shorts. Save on a selection of suits, sport coats and dress slacks from famous names and Dillard’s exclusive labels. Earn Rewards on ever purchase to get 10% off All-Day Shopping Passes.
Save $20 off all shoes in stock and handbags at SAS with coupon through August 20. Back to school shoes on sale include “Time Out” for men, “Journey” men’s casuals, “Strippy” women’s strappy sandals, “Simplify” women’s moccasin style walking shoes, “Tour” women’s leather walking or athletic shoes and “Tabby” women’s casual sandals.
Through Sunday, August 7, Jos. A Bank is featuring buy one, get two free on all short sleeve sport shirts, polos and shorts. More incredible deals include 70% off a huge selection of suits and sport coats, 40% off all Traveler and Signature dress shirts and 40% off all dress and casual pants.
At Belk’s Denim Headquarters, everyone has a chance to go back to school with the washes, fits and styles you love the most. The denim selections are amazing for boys and girls, men and women, and are available in skinny, flare, boot-cut, straight leg, embellished, studded, and super-skinny styles. There are also many washes including grays, indigos, stonewashes, and trendy new colors and looks.
Victoria’s Secret swim sale has 25-45% off over 215 styles of flirty, fabulous swim separates. There are also over 100 styles of summer dresses to choose from and sandals priced at $39 and less. Panties in a wide variety of styles, cuts and chic prints and bold colors are sale priced at 5/$25.50.
Belk’s back to school sale gives you 3 days to save during South Carolina’s tax free weekend. For even more savings, there are coupons you can print for$10 off your first $50 or more, $20 off $100 or more and $30 off $150 or more. Featured doorbusters in Friday and Saturday are 50% off kids’ J. Khaki sportswear, 50% off juniors’ graphic tees, crops and twill shorts, 60% off young men’s tees and shorts from Red Camel and Retrofit, 50% off ladies’ handbags, 50% off New Balance athletic shes and sale prices on Saddlebred polos for men, men’s and young men’s walk shorts and men’s pants in dress and casual styles.
JC Penney’s huge tax free weekend sale offers JCP Cash of $20 off $100 purchase, $15 off $75 or $10 off $50 on all family apparel, accessories, shoes and jewelry. Night and day doorbusters on Friday and Saturday feature Arizona denim for boys and girls for $12.99, juniors’ Arizona roll-cuff shirts for $14.99 and JC Penney’s entire stock of Ambrielle, Vanity Fair, Maidenform, Warner’s, Bali, Lilyette, Barely There and Playtex bras sale priced at $15.99.In the Red Zone there are savings of 80% off final markdowns and 50-70% off new markdowns.
This page will be updated as news of even more back to school sales is received. Have a wonderful weekend, find the best deals for yourself and your family, and send everyone back to school in budget-conscious style. Happy thrifty fashion shopping~
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