Get Ready for B-T-S!

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Back-to-school shopping season

So you think that you can just add a few more beauty products to your shelves to satisfy the back-to-school surge … maybe sometime in August? Think again.

PriceGrabber’s recent Back-to-School Shopping Forecast survey reveals that 46% of consumers are planning to spend more in the 2012 B-T-S shopping season than in 2011.

In comparison, only 13% of last year’s B-T-S shoppers planned to spend more than the year before.

OpenSky Launches Beauty, Top Experts

Courtesy of OpenSky

OpenSky, a shopping social network for food, style, healthy living and design, has added beauty offerings to its site. The dedicated channel is the site’s first new category launch since it premiered a little more than a year ago.