Back to school trends

(WTNH)- Staples celebrates the 2017 back-to-school season with the hottest new trends, exclusive designs, guaranteed everyday low prices and the latest in technology in-stock all season long. We know parents take pride in saving money and Staples’s 110% price match guarantee ensures competitive prices on back-to-school prices. Staples also features the best selection of nationally recognized brands and hard-to-find items so parents can check off their entire back-to-school list at one destination.

  1. BACK-TO-SCHOOL STAPLES…FROM STAPLES: Our branded essentials offer great quality and value, and feature exclusive designs carried across all basics for easy matching (or mixing) and personalization.
    • Check a Staples 16-inch Kid’s backpack and matching Staples lunchbag off your list for $30 or less, all with fun patterns for the classroom.
    • The Staples Better Binder ($8.49), Staples® 3-Pocket Portfolio ($2.49), Staples® Translucent Pencil Pouch ($5.00) and other back-to-school essentials showcase playful animal patterns – a major trend this year — including shark, flamingo, elephant, owl, fox and hearts.
    • Other competitive prices to take advantage of this year include: Staples® Three Ring Binder Pencil Pouch ($5.00), Staples® 8-Digit Display Calculator ($5.00), Staples® Accel® 1-Subject Spiral Poly Cover Notebook, College Rule, 8.5x11in, 100-count ($2.00).
  2. FUN FACTOR: Staples taps into the latest teen trends for back-to-school from life-size emojis, to tropical twists, to bright colors that keep you in that relaxed summer mood. These are perfect for brightening up your desk, study station, or locker. Bring on the fun with the following:
  • Elmer’s® Disappearing Purple Glue ($1.49)
  • Sharpie® Clear View Tank, 8-count ($8.00)
  • Paper Mate® Clearpoint® Color Lead Mechanical Pencils ($12.00)
  • 3M® Elephant Desktop Tape Dispenser ($7.00)
  • Avery® 1-Inch Emoji Binder ($5.00)
  • 3M® Post-it Fashion Dispenser – BEAR ($7.00)
  • Donut & Macroon Eraser Jars, 12-pack ($4.00)
  • ZIPIT Monster Face 3-Ring Pencil Pouch ($5.00)
  • Locker Luxe Geometric Chandelier ($16.99)
  1. TOP TECH TOOLS: Staples carries the latest in tech from headphones to laptops and accessories, including:
  • Staples® Youth Stylus ($16.99) – perfect for children’s tablets
  • Staples® Earbuds with Microphone ($19.99) and Staples® Headphones ($10.00) – sleek finish and high quality
  • Acer Aspire 3 Notebook (as low as $259.99), perfect for your college-bound student
  • Jamoji speaker ($14.99), available in Too Cool, Just Kidding and Love Struck emoji faces


  1. FASHION FORWARD MOMS: Style meets class with the season’s newest items for mom from the Office by Martha Stewart and DwellStudio collections. She has passion projects and plenty of her own work to do, so let’s not forget her!
  • DwellStudio Fashion File Folders ($6.99) add texture and color to file cabinets
  • DwellStudio Document Envelope Pouch ($24.99), perfect for storing loose documents on-the-go
  • DwellStudio Fabric Journal in the Gold Foil Gates Pattern ($14.99)

And organization for a home office is a snap with the Office by Martha Stewart™ Discbound Project Pockets ($4.99) or the Office by Martha Stewart™ Wall Manager ($2.99-$17.99), easily customizable with multiple accessories and add-ons.

  1. PERFECT PLANNING: Mom’s schedule is a busy one and she needs a way to keep everything in order. New to Staples this year are three brands changing the planner game. Our favorites include:
  • The 18-month The Happy Planner™ Sugar and Type Classic Planner ($29.99) is great for the meticulous planner with an eye for design
  • Ashley G for Blue Sky Wall Calendar ($16.99) and the Denik Layflat Planner ($15.99-$19.99) offer ample writing space and easily customizable planning.

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