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2015 Back to School Walmart and Target Stock Up Prices

Back to School Stock Up Price Sheet

Are you gearing up for back to school shopping and wondering what is a good deal to pay on all your school supplies? Check out this comprehensive 2015 Back to School Walmart and Target Stock Up Price Cheat Sheet.

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  • Jessica says:

    There is a Cartwheel offer for 10% off up & up school supplies and there’s also a $5/$30 up & up purchase.

    • Carmen says:

      The 10% offer ended on July 11 and after I made my purchase yesterday, I realized it didn’t take 10% off every up and up school supply item, only 4 items.I guess I need to read fine print next time.

      • Noemi says:

        Sometime it limits how many you can use it on so sometimes separating purchases works better it depends, sometimes the cashier will just adjust it for you because sometimes theirs no fine print. I worked at target for 5 years and sometimes cartwheel doesn’t work right and we have to fix it manually.

  • Pam McCallister says:


  • Jayne Crews says:

    Love savings

  • Courtney says:

    Thanks so much. Hopefully I can just go to Walmart and price match the few things that are lower at Target.

    • Debby says:

      Do you have the Savings Catcher? It automatically price matches anything you buy at Walmart with surrounding stores and gives you the difference.

      • Cindy says:

        They only “catch” food items! I did not know that and assumed my other purchases would be automatically price matched so I didn’t bring an ad, and it didn’t match the price, so I emailed and was told that the savings catcher is only for grocery items.

  • Ashley says:

    Dont forget both stores will also price match!!!!

  • Jo says:

    Just remember most store only price match current sales, not regular priced items. And you must have the add with you. Target also matches their online price. Plus using mobile coupons, store generated coupons, cartwheel, and check card 5%. All adds up to a huge discount.

  • Jayne says:

    If you have the Target Debit Card, their prices drop another 5% automatically. Cartwheel can bring it even lower.

    And Walmart’s Savings Catcher will not take that 5% into account.

  • Amie says:

    I don’t have a Target or Staples in my area. I do a lot of school supply shopping at Office Max/Depot and Walgreens. This week, it looks like Dollar General actually has some better prices on filler paper and 70 ct spiral notebooks. I always buy more than what’s on the list because around December, the school usually requests more supplies.

    • Brandy says:

      Walmart will price match within a certain mile range. I’m about 30 miles from one and they do it without question.

  • Lisa Alexander says:

    Does anyone know when toys r us is having the 24 pk of crayons for .25¢?

  • There was also a $5 gift card wyb $25 coupon in the paper a while back.

  • Betsy M says:

    This is fantastic! I’ve always wanted to do this but just have never gotten around to it! I want to do this with grocery staples as well. Thanks for doing this!

  • Addie Price says:

    The Target prices on this list are more expensive than my local Target ( I bought supplies yesterday).

    Staples offers a 110% Price Match Guarantee. Show proof of a lower price and they will not only match it they will beat it by 10%.

    • Shelley Kruse says:

      Price Match Guarantee: the details
      • The original Target receipt must be brought in when requesting the price match by.
      • The item must be the identical item, brand name, size, weight, color, quantity and model number.
      • For matching competitor ads, including catalogs, the retail price must be shown in the competitor’s advertisement and must be valid the day the price match is requested. For matching, the retail price must be shown on the website and must be valid at the time the price match is requested. pricing must be validated by a Target team member.
      • Online competitor matching is limited to items sold on,,,, and by the site owner
      • For matching or online competitors, the retail price must be shown on your mobile device or by bringing in a printed page showing the current price. Online competitor pricing must be validated by a Target team member. Competitor catalogs can be matched as long as the catalog displays a current date and retail price and meets all other competitor ad match qualifications.
      • We reserve the right to verify a competitor’s advertised price and the availability of the item.
      • Competitor online items must be in stock at the time price match is requested.
      • Limit of one competitor online price match per identical item per guest.

    • Lauren says:

      Same here. It lists pencils at 2/$4 and they’re $1.29 as of a few days ago.

  • amy e says:

    Be sure to take your own bags if shopping at target. It’s not a lot per, just $.05 savings per bag but it adds up.

  • Collene says:

    Amy e,

    Target does not charge for bags????????

  • Jennifer says:

    The only issue with Walmart is that they are inconsistent in pricing from store-to-store. Our rural store is significantly more expensive than in the nearby cities.

  • Ericka says:

    Shop around more and don’t rely on this list, it’s not totally accurate. I just finished my 3 kids back to school shopping and got everything on their lists and didn’t pay full price for any of it. I found better prices at Office Max, Staples and Target then Walmart even for many things.

    • Kristy says:

      Agreed! I did the bulk of my shopping this week at Staples and Office Max. But i believe their sales in this week. They had several items for $.25. I was able to get both my daughters school supplies for $25.

  • Amy Carreno says:

    So true ladies..different areas have different prices and different cities have higher taxes. I found that out by shopping in a higher class neighborhood & also by shopping out of my city . I noticed , wow , a big difference ….

    I know when I worked in the grocery store Lucky/Albertsons we would change prices to sales on Monday so Monday Tuesday you would get better deals. Wednesday the prices would go back up on some items.

    Happy shopping , hopefully we can all figure out the system to saving $ 😉

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