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It's that time of year

It’s that time of year

There’s something about this time of year that sends the butterflies in my stomach crazy. I have finally figured out it’s a feeling of dread to do with going back to school or college. As soon as I see the supermarkets and stationers advertising their back to school wares on TV, I feel really nervous. I suppose the beginning of September symbolises the end of freedom and the start of more rigour and discipline, back to timetables and becoming the Homeworkdoer. And even when you get to my grand old age, and although I haven’t spent the whole summer finding reasons not to get off the sofa, or drag myself away from the laptop or TV, psychologically it’s all about change.

The thing to remember is that we’re all conditioned to make changes in September, and besides going back to school or college or University, many people start new jobs, and vast numbers of us buy new wardrobes (as in clothes fellas, not the flat pack kind from Swedish superstores) to embrace the coming season. It’s big business. So as a small business selling on eBay, Facebook, Amazon, in your shop or on your market stall, how can you cash in?

Our job lot of bagsIf you want to take advantage of the back to school frenzy that grips the country at this time of year, we’ve got some great deals on the website at the moment. As I speak there is one job lot left 52 Assorted Bags, Wallets, Purses, Laptop Bags etc. in various styles. There’s some great items here, perfect for those kids and young people in need of bags or laptop bags to carry their new equipment back to school in.

Retro style watches - all the rage!

Retro style watches – all the rage!

For those in the know, retro style vintage watches are back in fashion, and so now is a good time to be selling our range of watches,for example. This particular lot contains 7 units of unisex A-one leather band watches, which are all brand new although the batteries need to be replaced. They’re a bargain at £9.30 each and shouldn’t take long to shift.

Classic - or mix in ear - earphones. A must!

Classic – or mix in ear – earphones. A must!

Or how about these ‘mix in ear’ classic earphones for your music? In this job lot you get 500 pairs, each compatible with a 3.5mm input jack. You can use them to listen to your music from your iPhone, or Samsung devices, or even iPod or iPads. Each set comes with its retail packaging and the classic ones (all in white) are each in their own clear bag. The in ear models come in different colours and you will get mix of them. Perfect for back to school or college kids who want to shut the world out! Check the earphones out.
Tablet - great treat

Tablet – great treat

We have a variety of tablets etc. available, so have a scour round the website. These HSD-1001 8GB 10.1 inch Android 4.2 Tablet PCs for example are particularly good, and excellent value for money. For £390.00 plus VAT, you get 5 tablets, costing £78 each.

Check out this spec:
• Allwinner A33 Quad-core 1.3GHz CPU
• Android 4.2 OS
• 1GB RAM + 8GB ROM + 32GB External Memory
• 10.1 inch capacitive touch screen with 1024 x 600 resolution
• Support WiFi, Play Store, MSN, ES file explore, Document to go, Youtube, QQ, MP3 Player, etc.

All that paperwork has to go somewhere!

All that paperwork has to go somewhere!

Everyone heading back to school or college needs files and folders. We have a selection including 28 new red, white and black lever arch files, A4 and Foolscap size with an RRP of £289.80. For £28.98 plus VAT you receive 28 items at £1.04 per item.

Huggable heat treat!

Huggable heat treat!

Or finally, with the cold weather drawing in, and many youngsters facing cold commutes, what about these. You get 50 pairs for £188.50 plus VAT, making them £3.77 each.

There’s plenty of options available for you to create your back to school display. Think creatively and cash in. But you’ll need to be quick. You have three weeks of the holidays remaining … and then we’ll need to start thinking about Christmas *devilish grin*.

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