Experiences 30% Growth During Back-to-School Season

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Strong Back-to-School growth illustrates value for parents and teachers

"We were very pleased to see our business with school districts and the individual teachers grow by 30% this year," Joe Schaefer, VP of Marketing., the leading retailer of discount office supplies, furniture, electronics and more, recently held it’s annual back to school sale that offers great discounts on all essential school supplies for grade school, high school, and college. Discount Office Items carries one of the widest selections of school supplies for students and teachers heading back to campus, all at an affordable price.

This back to school season, office supply retailer experienced a 30 percent year-over-year growth during it’s 2012 Back-to-School Sale. "We were very pleased to see our business with school districts and the individual teachers grow by 30% this year. Over the last several months we've partnered with some of the largest brand names like Crayola and Bostitch to offer exclusive programs for the educational market. The participation in the programs far exceeded our expectations and were very valuable in showing that we have become a great resource for ideas on improving student engagement in the classroom," said Joe Schaefer, VP of Marketing.

Teachers and parents alike can find everything they need to prepare and sustain their students throughout the school year by shopping over 90,000 different products offered by Discount Office Items. With the convenience of submitting school purchase orders and the savings provided by free next-day shipping on orders over $75, Discount Office Items is the clear choice for parents and teachers looking to invest in the success of students.

As a recognized leader in online shopping, Discount Office Items has recently been selected as a one of the first Google Trusted Stores, based on their 99% customer satisfaction rate on over 10,000 transactions. As a Google Trusted Store, teachers and parents can shop online at with confidence and know that they will not only find exactly what they need at a price that they can afford, but that their shipping will be timely and the service exceptional.

Even with the school year well under way, the savings for both teachers and parents doesn’t have to end. Discount Office Items is still offering great deals on all the back to school basics as well as office supplies, furniture and technology at competitive prices year round.

About, was founded by brothers Tim and Jim Horton in 2004, as a division of Deal Express LLC, and sells more than 90,000 office supply products to schools, government agencies, hospitals and businesses of all sizes. The site carries all major office supply brands, including HON, Avery-Dennison, 3M, Sanford, Rubbermaid, Smead and Wilson Jones. ships orders from more than 80 distribution centers throughout the United States, which results in most orders available for next day delivery.

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