The return to school and its high costs have more than one family worried; in fact, in this situation they are located 57% of shoppers who consider will end up spending more compared to last year.
This is shown by the data found by a return to school survey carried out by Deloitte, in which it is detailed that shoppers will spend up to $661 per student this year, amid price hikes of up to 70% for some school supplies.
This data is 53% more compared to the last school year, according to the survey data.
But there is some ways to save and avoid overspending on pre-back-to-school purchases.
With this application you will not get discounts on your back to school purchases, but you can receive refunds for each payment you make.
Rakuten makes cash refunds to its subscribers when they shop at one of the more than 3,500 retailers that are registered on the platform.
To receive the benefits you must register on the platform, this has no cost. You can do it directly in the mobile application or on the website.
Once inside, you must have the app or website extension active in your browser every time you make a purchase at one of Rakuten’s participating businesses.
What the platform does is split the commission they charge stores for sending you to their shopping sites.
You can also get a $30 bonus for referring someone else who signs up and makes a $30 purchase in the next 90 days.
If you’re looking for the best deals, but you’re afraid of losing them or losing the discount coupons to purchase a product, this application may be the solution you’re looking for.
Flipp concentrates the offers of businesses near your location and sorts them starting with the most prominent, like a list of local retailers.
On the platform you can browse through more than 2,000 products or do a search by the keyword of the product you are looking for.
Another option that the application allows is that you can make “watch lists”, with which you can track offers of specific products and receive notifications when new offers arrive.
The platform is a great ecosystem of bargain hunters; specifically, it has a base of 12 million buyers.
Your operating model allows you to obtain discounts on purchases, coupons or promotional codes for recognized brandseither in their physical stores or online.
The interesting thing about this application is that, in addition to obtaining discounts, the sales that arrive on the platform are reviewed by the user community and determine whether or not it is appropriate.
Among its tools, Slickdeals allows users to set the search for deals on special items and send a notification when it’s available.
This PayPal platform shopping plugin can give shoppers a lot of relief this back-to-school season by keeping an eye on the online sites you shop from and automatically apply promo codes and discount coupons.
The platform, which has extensions for Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge and Opera browsers, also allows you to create a tracking alert that can notify you when there are sales; as well as providing information on price movement for a particular item.
The platform and app of the largest online shopping retailer also has options, not so well known, for you to save money.
If for this return to school you need a computer or a Tablet, Amazon offers the option known as Warehouse, which works like an online second hand store.
One thing to keep in mind is that some of the items sold in Amazon Warehouse are subject to a Prime subscription.
Another option that this platform gives is your section of discount couponswhere you can search for articles by keyword or by category.
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Source: La Opinion