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DollarDays veteran reflects on Hurricane Katrina

Posted by Jessica Urgiles on Aug 27, 2015 10:20:35 PM

  Al Prosek at the DollarDays headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona.

 

This week marks the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Even a decade later, the statistics are staggering — it’s the costliest and one of the deadliest hurricanes in U.S. history. The natural disaster forever changed the lives of many Americans.

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Back to School Prep: How to Buy School Supplies at Wholesale Prices

Posted by Kaitlin Krull on Aug 20, 2015 3:36:18 PM

Kaitlin Krull is a writer and mom of two girls living the expat life in the U.K. Her writing is featured on Modernize.com and home decor sites around the web. She can also be found blogging from time to time on her personal blog, A Vicar’s Wife.

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Nothing says back to school time like shopping for school supplies. However, shopping means spending money, and we know that school supplies aren’t cheap! One of the best ways to save yourself time and money is to buy supplies in bulk. Here are some tips for stocking up on wholesale school supplies with other parents.

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Topics: Wholesale, Back to School

Top 3 steps for opening a retail or online seller business

Posted by Jessica Urgiles on Aug 14, 2015 10:27:31 AM

 

Brick-and-mortar and e-commerce stores survive by buying from wholesalers, but many distributors are skeptical to work with relatively unknown businesses. Retail conglomerates are in the position to negotiate low prices because the volume-centric nature of wholesalers caters to them. Here’s how to establish your small business as one that appeals to wholesale distributors:

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Topics: Wholesale

How to prepare for your first year of teaching

Posted by Jessica Urgiles on Aug 9, 2015 12:00:00 PM

 

 

You’ve crossed the graduation stage, turned your tassel and are clutching that hard-earned diploma after four years of classes, internships and student teaching. Now the real work begins! Starting your career is frightening for any new grad, but teachers have the added pressure of shaping the minds of future generations. The transition from student to teacher is a difficult one. Here’s how to prepare for your first year of teaching:

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Topics: Back to School, teaching, new graduates, first year teachers

Has America Given up on Arts Education?

Posted by Marc Joseph on Aug 3, 2015 2:00:00 PM

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Here we are heading into another school year and, once again, communities all across America are struggling with funding cutbacks that affect teachers, school programs and school facilities. Much like marketing is the first department to be cut back when a business has to downsize, the arts education departments are the first to lose funding when schools are in trouble. This is evident just by looking at the history of our government's National Endowment for the Arts program: back in 1992, we were funding it at $176 million a year and now it's only $146 million. Contrary to what many of our political leaders think, the arts in school are essential to creating the innovative workforce of tomorrow.

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Topics: Facebook giveaway, Education, music, arts, theatre

Congratulations to the winners of our Facebook and Pinterest giveaways! 

Posted by Jessica Urgiles on Aug 2, 2015 9:00:00 PM

 

 

We're excited to announce the 18 schools that won our July Facebook giveaway! 

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Topics: Back to School, facebook, giveaway, Pinterest

4 innovative fundraising ideas that work

Posted by Jessica Urgiles on Jul 24, 2015 2:15:18 PM

 

 


Are you in a rut with your fundraising events? Parents, teachers and communities who come together to raise money for schools often have one thing in common — they rely on the same ideas year after year. Break out of the usual bake sale and car wash cycle and try something new!

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Topics: Back to School, contests, school supplies, pets, schools, games, fundraisers

Party on a Budget: Birthdays

Posted by Jessica Urgiles on Jul 22, 2015 5:45:00 PM

 

Summer is in full swing with vacations, weddings and parties. If you’re a parent, the back-to-school season is also looming over your head. All of this means one thing: you’re spending more money.

In our Party on a Budget series, we will provide budget-friendly alternatives to these costly events. First up? Children’s birthday parties! On average, parents spend at least $300 on birthday parties for their kids. Here’s how cost-conscious parents can spend less: 

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Topics: Wholesale, kids, Pinterest, birthday party, saving, birthdays, parties, party supplies, children

3 small business branding lessons from Taylor Swift

Posted by Jessica Urgiles on Jul 13, 2015 2:15:00 PM

 

When it comes to branding your small business, there’s a lot to learn from Taylor Swift. The 25-year-old music mogul is the youngest person to ever be included in Forbes’ Most Powerful Women list. There’s a clear correlation between Swift’s commercial success and her personal brand: 

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Topics: small business, Taylor Swift, personal branding, branding, Give Back Program

Win back-to-school supplies!

Posted by Jessica Urgiles on Jul 9, 2015 1:02:00 PM

 

Pinterest is the hub of inspiration for parents and teachers preparing for the upcoming school year. We know back-to-school shopping adds up quickly, which is why we are giving away a few of our most popular school supplies to our Pinterest followers! Simply follow us on Pinterest here and pin the product you want to win here — that’s it!

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Topics: Back to School, back to school supplies, contest, giveaway, schools, Pinterest

Wholesale Everything for Everyone

DollarDays is compassionate

You may just think we are the premier online wholesaler, but we do so much more than delivering small business, non-profits and consumers the best possible margins on over 300,000 wholesale products.

We are proud of our commitment to:

  • Our 5% Giveback Program, where we donate 5% of your order to a non-profit you choose!
  • Each month, we donate $5,000 worth of merchandise to a cause that our fans nominate via Facebook.

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