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Andrea Felsted

Back-to-School Discounts Are Booming. Grab Them While You Can

Retailers are slashing prices on clothing, electronics, home goods and more. But those deals won’t last long.  

Discount season.

Discount season.

Photographer: STEFANI REYNOLDS/AFP

Inflation is so last season.

In many parts of retail, particularly clothing, there’s a sea of red price-reduction stickers washing across stores and websites as retailers mark down their unwanted stock. Shoppers should make the most of these sales — they may be as good as it gets for a while.