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How to Get the Best Deals at The Children's Place

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Linsay ThomasGuest Blogger
September 02, 2016 · 3.5k Views

Got kids? Well, you might have noticed by now that they need lots of clothes. You can buy ordinary clothes just about anywhere, but if you’re looking for fun styles and bright colors, you need to shop at The Children’s Place. Their wide selection of clothing includes cartoon characters, sleepwear and swimsuits. You can also buy backpacks and accessories to make sure your child goes back to school in style.

From a parent’s point of view, the best part about shopping at The Children’s Place is the great deals you can find. Whether you shop in-store or online, you’re bound to leave the store happy. Want to save even more? Check out the expert tips below for getting the best deals on adorable clothing for your child.

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  1. Sign up for emails.

    Source: childrensplace.com

    Get $10 off your next purchase of $40 or more when you sign up for the email mailing list. You’ll also receive news about special offers, sales and events, so what have you got to lose?
  2. Apply for a PLACE credit card.

    Source: childrensplace.com

    If you’re approved for a PLACE card, you’ll receive a coupon code good for 20% off your first purchase. Plus, you’ll receive an extra 5% off every day when you make a purchase with your PLACE card.
  3. Join myPlace Rewards.

    Source: childrensplace.com

    It’s free to enroll. You receive five points for every dollar you spend. When you reach 1,000 points, you can redeem them for a $5 reward certificate.
  4. Earn PLACE Cash.

    Source: twitter.com

    From now until September 12, you’ll receive $10 in PLACE Cash for every $20 you spend. This promotion is valid online and in-store, and includes clearance items. Click here to learn more about PLACE Cash.
  5. Get coupons for buying gift cards.

    Source: childrensplace.com

    Until September 5, you’ll receive a $10 coupon when you purchase a gift card valued at $40 or more. Buy the gift card for yourself and use the coupon. You’ll get $50 just by spending $40. It’s like free money!
  6. Ask for coupons.

    Source: couponingwithrachel.com. *Note: Coupon is no longer valid.

    If you’re shopping in-store, ask an associate for a free shipping coupon that you can use online. They will more than likely be happy to oblige. The worst they can do is say no, so it doesn’t hurt to try.
  7. Shop in-store for special offers.

    Source: hip2save.com. *Note: sale above is an example only.

    While you can find a plethora of deals online, you might be able to find some items in store that aren’t available on the website. For example, many stores have sandals for 99 cents and clearance items for as low as $1.99. Stop in your local store; you might be pleasantly surprised.
  8. Look for clearance sales.

    Source: hip2save.com

    The Children’s Place has four major clearance sales every year. These sales start at 25% off and go up to 50% off. Right now, the store is having its summer sale, which will last until the end of August. Soon after that, the fall sale will start and last until almost Christmas. Next is the winter sale, which goes until the end of February. In early March, the spring sale will start and last until mid-April. If you can, shop toward the end of the sales, as that’s when the discounts will be higher.
  9. Get discounted gift cards. Source: ebay.com

    eBay is currently having a promotion where you can get purchase select gift cards for up to 20% off. The Children’s Place gift cards are currently 15% off. You can get a $50 gift card for just $42.50. That’s $7.50 in free cash!
  10. Keep the receipt.

    Source: shopdullestowncenter.com

    The Children’s Place won’t allow you to return items without a receipt, so hold onto it in case there are any issues. Return items within 45 days in order to receive your money back, and the full price you paid. After 45 days, you’ll receive a merchandise credit for the current price, which may be much lower. For best results, return merchandise early and with the original receipt. Read more about their return policy here.
  11. Check out the seasonal look books.

    Source: childrensplace.com

    Click here to view the look books. You’ll be able to check out the fun clothing available for the current season as well as the upcoming season. Find pieces you like and see how they’re coordinated so you buy complete outfits rather than a hodgepodge of shirts and shorts that don’t match.
  12. Download their mobile app.

    Source: appraw.com

    Their app is an easy way to manage your myPlace Rewards account and quickly convert your rewards points into certificates. You might also receive exclusive savings and deals if you enable push notifications.


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Clothes shopping for the kids doesn’t have to be torture. Stop in The Children’s Place or shop online. You child is bound to find some cool outfits for back to school. Not only will you be excited that the kids are back in school, but you’ll be excited that you saved some big money and got some great clothing styles without maxing out your credit card.


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Linsay Thomas is a seasoned writer and editor who has written thousands of articles about topics such as saving money, healthcare, law, pets and education. She hails from California, where she lives with her husband, two children and a menagerie of pets. When she's not writing, she enjoys sports, breeding chocolate Labs and visiting the beach.

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