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T's back to school shopping time... A time that for retail stores... Only comes second to the joys of christmas shopping...

But this year the july retail sale numbers are just one sign of a slow back to school shopping rush...

Retail stores are down about 5 percent and almost double that in luxury and department stores.

But for stand alone discount stores like tj maxx back to school customers are flowing in...

And when you talk about resale stores like once upon a child... The atmosphere is booming

This dollar tree caught onto the trend quickly and now call themselves the school supplies headquaters..

And for teachers looking for cheap trinkettes that provide a day's worth of good behavior... The dollar store is a winner.

With everyone trying to save a little bit of money...coupon website like retail-me-not dot com are becoming popular...