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Sinora Wright and her daughters shop for back-to-school clothes at Once Upon A Child, a resale store in Naperville. (Credit: CBS)

Survive This Economy: Shopping For Back-To-School Clothes

It’s the start of the back-to-school shopping season, and this year, more and more bargain hunters are heading to resale, consignment, and thrift stores.

CBS 2–08/07/2012

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Chicago Back-To-School Guide

There are some great ways to prepare for the school year without stressing yourself or your wallet. Avoid the cookie-cutter look of the big chain stores with these fun, funky area options sure to please any family.

08/03/2012

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Second-Hand Shopping For Baby And Kids In Chicago

There’s a reason why the old adage “growing like weeds” strikes a chord in parents’ minds: babies and little kids seemingly grow overnight, leaving barely-worn shoes or clothes and gently loved toys and accessories in the dirt behind them. Here’s a guide to finding nearly everything your little one needs second hand in the Chicagoland area.

05/10/2011