Aug 26, 2010 9:14 AM
Time to git yr learnin on! Everybody Loves Coupons, of UltimateCoupons.com fame, is a blog about, what else, coupons: how to use 'em, where to get 'em, and saving serious cash with 'em. But lurking inside this unassuming blog are some surprisingly well-researched and interesting articles about the economy, seasonal trends, and our future as a society. So take a gander and then you can say, "Hey Ma! I's smart!"
Just a few years ago when the economy was humming along, retailers would start building their back-to-school displays the week after they tore down displays for Fourth of July. But the pace of consumer spending has slowed in more ways than one. Most retailers this year didn't begin their back-to-school promotions until late July or early August to keep them in tune with a new tendency of consumers to procrastinate on shopping.