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Back to School

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  • As soccer pals and teammates, they've had similar goals

    Christen Press and Whitney Engen grew up just 13 months and a few miles apart on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. And they've been virtually inseparable on a soccer field ever since, playing together as kids, against each other in college and now as...
  • Teen Vogue's Back to School Saturday focuses on fashion

    Teen Vogue's  Back to School Saturday focuses on fashion
    Saturday has been designated as Teen Vogue's Back to School Saturday at 100 shopping centers across the country. Participating malls will have fashion events including runway shows, fashion pop-up displays, shopping parties and special promotions. Among...
  • July retail sales a 'mixed bag,' up slightly on back-to-school buying

    July retail sales a 'mixed bag,' up slightly on back-to-school buying
    Retail sales rose a smidgen in July, growing 0.2% amid back-to-school shopping even as auto dealers and home goods merchants lagged. The slight month-to-month uptick represents the fourth straight gain, according to the Commerce Department. Wall...
  • Retail sales miss forecasts in July, raise back-to-school worries

    Retail sales for July missed expectations as discounters and teen apparel stores struggled, causing Wall Street to fret about the fate of back-to-school shopping. A monthly gauge of same-store sales from Thomson Reuters found 4.2% growth from a year...
  • Retail sales growth 'modest' in September but misses forecasts

    Retail sales during the prime back-to-school shopping month of September grew more than the prior month but were still muffled by heavy head winds. The gauge of same-store sales, which calculates sales at stores open for more than a year, rose “...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: The importance of back-to-school nights

    The Whiteboard Jungle: The importance of back-to-school nights
    Visit an elementary school at 10 a.m. in the middle of the week for a third-grade dance festival and you'll be lucky to find viewing space on the playground as you stand among parents with cellphones and iPads deployed in order to record the event....
  • Back-to-school spending adds up

    Parents, watch your checkbooks. Back-to-school spending is kicking into high gear. From clothing and accessories to backpacks, computers and calculators, the average family is expected to spend about $635 in the weeks ahead, according to the National...
  • Il Divo Lines Up Broadway Concerts Timed to New Album Release

    Il Divo, the popular four-member classical-pop group, will tubthump the act's latest album, the Broadway-themed "A Musical Affair," with a brief run of Rialto concerts set for the Marquis Theater in November. The group become the latest to play a...
  • I'll pay extra for the backpack that won't sing

    Parenting can be an assault on the senses, from the effluvia of the diaper pail to the torture of bare feet on a rug strewn with Legos. But nothing tortures a parent suffer more than the musical assault of the Childhood Industrial Complex. When I was a...
  • Money-smart kids: Back-to-school shopping with teens

    Uh-oh. If Capital One's annual Back-to-School Shopping Survey is any indication, parents and teens are in for some tense moments in the weeks ahead. -- Nearly half of parents questioned consider price to be the most important factor when making a back-...
  • Free Back-to-School event at Lehigh Valley Mall

     
    Lehigh Valley Mall is holding a free Back-To-School event at Lehigh Valley Mall from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the Event Court near Macy’s. Families are invited to get ready for school with Simon Kidgits Club by creating a one-of-a-kind bug...