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Amazon takes Back to School and Off to College Shopping To A New Level!

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If you are like me, you already know how great Amazon is!  Just order from the comfort of your home, wait for your items to arrive, then start the process all over again!  We all know that Amazon is always looking for more ways to make shopping easier.  So of course, it’s no surprise that they are taking Back to School and Off to College shopping to a new level with their Back to School and Off to College Stores!

Have kids going back to school?  Then check out the Back to School Store!

Amazon’s redesigned Back to School store provides an intuitive and seamless shopping experience that allows customers to add must-haves to their shopping cart without navigating between product pages. Parents can shop school list essentials by grade or simply browse curated products within the most shopped-for categories, including School Supplies; Clothing, Shoes & Accessories; Electronics; Everyday Essentials; Toys & Games; and Deals. In addition, educators have their own dedicated shop where they can discover classroom necessities, including everything from desks to pencil sharpeners on Amazon Business.

New this year, teens 13 through 17 years old can get their own Amazon login under their parent’s account and shop independently using the Amazon App. Parents can either approve all orders or set pre-approved spending limits, providing their teens with a customized level of autonomy to browse, shop, and make their favorite school purchases. Parents who have a Prime membership can share select benefits with their teen at no additional cost, including Free Two-Day Shipping, Prime Video and Twitch Prime. To learn more, visit Amazon For Teens.

Parents, students, and teachers can start shopping the latest back-to-school trends, including fall fashion items like the Converse Kids’ Chuck Taylor All Star Canvas High Top Sneaker, Rockland Jr. My First Backpack, STATE Girls’ Downtown Kane Backpack, Spotted Zebra Boys’ Fleece Zip-up Hoodie, Kid Nation Girls’ Long Sleeve Rainbow Pullover Sweater, and adidas Boys’ Athletic Pullover Hoodie; playful classroom supplies such as the Blue Sky 2018-2019 Academic Year Weekly & Monthly Planner, Avery Despicable Me Durable Binders, Llama Skip Hop Zoo Lunchies, KLUTZ BFF Backpack Charms, and Crayola Silly Scents Twistables Crayons; and colorful learning essentials like Elmer’s Glow-in-the-Dark Glue, Crayola Back to School Supplies Set, Canon IVY Bluetooth Mini Photo Printer in Rose Gold, and Cosmic Color Sharpie Permanent Markers. Customers looking for further inspiration can explore picks from parents and teachers.

My oldest will be heading off to college in two years so we will soon be shopping at the Off to College Store.  If you already have one going, check out these off to college essentials!

Amazon’s new Off to College store serves as a one-stop shop where parents and students can easily access everything they need for life on campus. From laptops and textbooks to bedding and small kitchen appliances, Amazon has all the dorm room décor, class essentials, and late-night snacks. Parents, students, and educators can browse popular categories, including College Essentials; Textbooks; Clothing, Shoes & Accessories; Electronics; Study Supplies; Home; and Deals. Higher education institutions can enjoy a dedicated shop that makes it easy to find everything from lab equipment and supplies to common books for first year reads, academic journals and items for trade or nursing schools on Amazon Business. College students can easily ship millions of items and pick up their orders at a secure Amazon pickup location on or near campus.

For college students looking for a great deal on campus, Prime Student is a Prime membership designed specifically for students and offers an unparalleled combination of shopping and entertainment all in one place. Students of two- and four-year colleges can receive exclusive discounts on a wide selection of college essentials, access thousands of movies and TV shows with Prime Video, stream more than two million songs with Prime Music, enjoy a selection of free games and in-game loot with Twitch Prime, along with fast, free shipping on tens of thousands of textbooks and millions of other Prime-eligible items. The cost of Prime Student is half the cost, or 50 percent off. Signing up is simple – students can provide their .edu email address and enjoy a six-month trial to start their membership.

Students can purchase and rent textbooks on Amazon and save up to 90 percent, with the option to extend the rental period or purchase the book. Students who have textbooks they no longer need can sell them back for Gift Card value via Amazon’s Trade-In program. In addition to textbooks, students can trade in other eligible items for Gift Card value, including video games, Kindle E-readers, books, and more.

Parents, students, and educators can start shopping the latest off-to-college trends, including fall fashion items like the adidas Foundation Iv Backpack, 7 For All Mankind Women’s Josefina Boyfriend Jean, adidas Originals Men’s Cloudfoam Ultimate Running Shoe, Goodthreads Men’s Short-Sleeve Slub Henley Tee, and Monrow Women’s Relaxed Crewneck with Embroidered Heart; dorm room decor such as the Rivet Caden Task Table Lamp, Rivet Modern Ombre Effect Lightweight Throw, AmazonBasics Closet Storage Organizer, Nespresso Inissia Espresso Machine by De’Longhi, and Umbra Estique Entry Organizer; and study necessities like the ASUS Chromebook, Bose QuietComfort 35 (Series II) Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones, Sharpie Liquid Highlighters, and Avery Big Tab Reversible Fashion Dividers in Assorted Glitter Colors. Students can also find inspiration from their peers.

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Prime Wardrobe: day breakfasts, school lunchboxes, after school snacking, and family meal time at all Whole Foods Market stores. Prime members enjoy an additional 10 percent off of hundreds of items already on sale, plus deep discounts on select popular items. Prime members can enjoy delivery in as little as an hour from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now in 19 cities (and more to come in 2018).

The Latest Ways to Stay Ahead of the Class with Alexa

Ask Alexa: Families looking for back-to-school tips can simply say, “Alexa, give me a back-to-school tip” and Alexa will provide fun and educational helpful tips for conquering the upcoming school year.

Educational Q&A: With the new Echo Dot Kids Edition and Amazon FreeTime on Alexa, parents can choose what content their kids access on their device and kids can ask Alexa questions about science, math, spelling, definitions, or other educational topics that piques their curiosity.

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