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HOT TOPIC: Back to School 2014

The following releases focus on Back to School 2014:

QUINCY, Mass.--Wake up with Back to School Healthy Breakfast Ideas from Stop & Shop Source: Stop & Shop

SEATTLE--Amazon Announces the Amazon Student Scholarship Source: Amazon

LOS ANGELES--Ozobot Pre-Orders Available Now on Ozobot.com Source: Ozobot

BALTIMORE--BGE Launches Third Annual Wires Down Video Challenge and Invites Elementary Schools to Compete to Win Up to $10,000 to Fund a School Enrichment Project Source: BGE

ANN ARBOR, Mich.--Michigan Ross Students to Launch a Business to Connect Detroit Youth to Entrepreneurship Source: Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan

PROVIDENCE, R.I.--Do You Know How to Pay for Your College Education? Source: Citizens Financial

CINCINNATI--P&G to Webcast Presentation from the Barclays Back-to-School Conference, September 4 Source: P&G

SAN FRANCISCO--Bubblews Announces Back-to-School Sentiment Report Source: Bubblews

NEW YORK--The Y Gets Kids and Families Ready for Back-to-School Source: YMCA of Greater New York

BOSTON--mPOS Tracker: August 2014 Report Asks If SMBs Will Turn Back to Banks for mPOS Source: PYMNTS.com

LOS ANGELES--Health Net Shares Tips for a Smooth Back-to-School Transition Source: Health Net Inc.

SALT LAKE CITY--Zaniac’s Edison Club Announces Three Program Tiers to Give Parents Greater Flexibility with Afterschool Scheduling & Budgeting Source: Zaniac

LOS ANGELES--Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Doctors Offer 10 Back to School Tips for 2014-15 School Year Source: Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

DALLAS--Summer Continues with Omni Hotels & Resorts Labor Day Package Source:Omni Hotels & Resorts

RICHVALE, Calif.--Lundberg Family Farms® Introduces New Multigrain Chips, Quinoa & Rice Entrees and Sprouted Rice VarietiesSource: Lundberg Family Farms

DALLAS--Digital Collective’s National Gathering, Back to School, Returns to Palo Alto September 3-5 Source: The Collective Group

WASHINGTON--Driving to school for the first time? Check out GEICO’s top 10 safe driving tips for a great school yearSource: GEICO

MINNEAPOLIS--3M Introduces Erasable and Removable Chalkboard & Dry Erase Tapes Source: 3M

BOCA RATON, Fla.--Office Depot, Inc. Unveils How Parents and Students Plan to Approach Back-to-School Shopping This Year Source: Office Depot, Inc.

BEAVERTON, Ore.--Comcast Offers up to Six Months of Complimentary Internet Service and an Amnesty Program for Low-Income FamiliesSource: Comcast Corporation

NEW YORK--Students Head Back to Class with Technology in Tow Source: American Express

MIAMI--Southern Wine & Spirits of South Florida Employee VolunCheers Program Donates School Supplies to The Children’s Home SocietySource: Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc.

PHOENIX--Seniors Can Benefit From an Array of Free Classes Offered in September by SCAN Health Plan Arizona Source: SCAN Health Plan Arizona

ST. PAUL, Minn.--Some Detergent Here, Toothpaste There and You’ve Speed Volunteered at Securian Source: Securian Financial Group, Inc.

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--First Tablet to Feature Sprint Spark, Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, Available Aug. 15 Source: Sprint

NEW YORK--Factoring Provides Flexibility and Expertise to the Apparel Sector Source: CIT

PHOENIX--Take Charge America Educates Parents on Back-to-School Spending Source: Take Charge America, Inc.

NEW YORK--Local Broadcast Television is Major Marketing Force Supporting $26.5 Billion Back to School Spending Source: TVB

SAN FRANCISCO--Teen Style Survey: Sporty Clothes, Urban Fashion & Junior Hipster Looks Are Top Trends for Back to School Source: Ebates.com

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.--Comcast Offers up to Six Months of Complimentary Internet Service and an Amnesty Program for Low-Income Families in New Mexico and across the U.S. Source: Comcast Corporation

DENVER--Comcast Offers up to Six Months of Complimentary Internet Service and Amnesty Program for Low-Income Families in Colorado and across the U.S. Source: Comcast

ATLANTA--Comcast Offers up to Six Months of Complimentary Internet Service and an Amnesty Program for Low-Income Families Source: Comcast Corporation

SACRAMENTO, Calif.--What Parents Need to Know This Back-to-School Season Source: California State PTA

BENTONVILLE, Ark.--Walmart Launches Back-to-College Season with Deep Rollbacks In-Store, Online Source: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

ST. PAUL, Minn.--Scotch Brand Introduces New Products for Back to School Shopping Season Source: 3M

MINNEAPOLIS & NEW YORK--Stacy London Reveals Styling Secrets, Tips and Tricks for Back-to-School Source: Hollywood Fashion Secrets

CAMP HILL, Pa.--Plug in to Rite Aid for This Year’s Trendiest Back-to-School Needs Source: Rite Aid Corporation

SPRING GROVE, Ill.--Local Retailer Beats Big Boxes with Back-to-School Savings for Students Source: Cartridge World

HERNDON, Va.--Steve Harvey Partners With Strayer University to Deliver National Call For Success and Transformation Through Higher Education Source: Strayer University

NEWARK, Del.--With Back to School Season Approaching, Now’s The Time to Earn Cash Back for College with Upromise by Sallie MaeSource: Sallie Mae

LOS ANGELES--Nick Cannon Joins Office Depot Foundation to Donate 5,000 New Sackpacks to Help Los Angeles-Area Children Get Ready for School Source: Office Depot Foundation

NEW YORK--Barnes & Noble Announces Free August Storytime Lineup Source: Barnes & Noble

NEW YORK--In-store the Preferred Method for Back-to-School Shopping Source: International Council of Shopping Centers

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Huntington Bank’s Annual Backpack Index Finds Double-Digit Cost Increases for Families Sending K-12 Students to School This Fall Source: Huntington

LOS ANGELES--In Time for Back-to-School, Organic Snack Food Company Tasty Brand Launches First Organic and Non-GMO Sandwich Crème Cookies Exclusively at Whole Foods Market

LOS ANGELES--Newegg Kicks off Back-to-School Campaign with Special Discounts and Promotions Source: Newegg

NEW YORK--In-store the Preferred Method for Back-to-School Shopping Source: International Council of Shopping Center

BENTONVILLE, Ark.--Teachers Chalk Up 10 Percent Savings at Walmart’s First-Ever Teachers’ Savings Event Source: Wal-Mart

SAN FRANCISCO--thredUP.com Survey Finds 86% of Back-to-School Shoppers Frustrated by Budget Constraints

NEW YORK--Macy’s Offers the Best in Style and Savings This Back-to-School Season Source: Macy's

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--Staples to Make More Happen for Less with Three Ways to Save this Back-to-School Shopping Season Source: Staples, Inc.

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