" When back-to-school time rolls around after three months of unstructured summer days, it can be stressful for parents and kids alike. The key to maintain your sanity is developing a plan of attack and sticking to it. Outlet malls are great for money-saving bargains and one-stop shopping. Consignment stores, warehouse clubs and dollar stores can also help stretch your back-to-school budget. Plus, don’t forget about those haircuts. Before school bells ring, here are some suggestions in Atlanta to load up on clothes, shoes and supplies that will save you money, time and aggravation.
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North Georgia Premium Outlets 800 Highway 400 South Dawsonville, GA 30534 (706) 216-3609
For parents looking to stretch their back-to-school shopping dollars, a trip to the North Georgia Premium Outlets is definitely worth the drive up GA 400. It’s home to popular tween and teen clothing stores like Aeropostale, Chicos, Converse, Gap, Izod, Juicy Couture, Nike, Puma, Sean John. Carter’s, The Children’s Place, Crazy 8, Gymboree, OshKosh B’gosh, Justice and Stride Rite are great choices for younger kids. In August, many of the outlet stores slash prices even deeper to attract the back-to-school shoppers, making good deals great. For one-stop savings on back-to-school clothes and shoes, North Georgia Premium Outlets is a great choice. "
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