I hate being the one to break this to kids, who are just starting to enjoy this summer.
But in at least one chain store, it's already back to school season.
Not Even 4th of July
We visited a Staples store, and found that it's already school season, even though its not even the 4th of July.
Staples employees are setting up aisles of crayons, notebooks, and backpacks, in case you want an early start.
The Tampa Tribune says stores live in "alternative universe" where sales and holidays are planned months in advance.
It says Staples, Walmart, Office Depot, and other stores already have back to school sections on their websites, and are moving products into stores.
Big Sales Still a Week Away
However, the big sales don't start until July 5th, after the big holiday weekend, according to the website Deal News.com.
So if you are looking for a laptop, tablet, or some other electronics you may want to wait another week or two. Your kids will probably thank you for it.
As always, don't waste your money.
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