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Your Back-to-School
shopping guide in SM Store

August 8, 2023


It’s back-to-school season once again! Before the daily routine of waking up early and preparing kids’ lunch meals resumes, you have a long list of back-to-school preparations to work on, including shopping for school essentials.

Thankfully, we’ve got it all for you at SM Store, where you can shop for everything you need all in one place! Need pens and paper? Check out SM Stationery. Need new school bags and shoes? We have them in different brands, colors, and sizes. Looking for laptops and gadgets? Head over to our Gadgets section. Lunch bags, utensils, or snacks? Check out SM Home and Snacks. 

Whatever you need for your back-to-school shopping, you can easily shop all these and more at SM Store! Check this handy guide for your back-to-school shopping!

School supplies

Where to buy: Stationery department

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There’s no need for you to leave SM Store to buy school items. Replenish your school supplies, from pens to papers, art materials, crayons, notebooks, folders, and more when you visit the Stationery department.


Where to buy: Women’s Shoes, Men’s Shoes, or Kids’ Shoes departments

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Whatever brand, size, or color you need, you can easily shop for brand-new shoes at SM Store. Whether you need black shoes, rubber shoes for PE day, or a pair of heels for your OJT, choose from over a hundred different brands at SM Store. Just ask our friendly sales associates to assist you!


Where to buy: Women’s Fashion, Men’s Fashion, or Kids’ Fashion departments

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Aside from trendy tops and bottoms, you can also shop for undergarments in-store. From shorts to undershirts, socks, underwear, boxers, and more – you can find the perfect clothing item for your children’s everyday use. These also come in packs, so you get to save more rather than buying per piece.


Where to buy: Women’s Bags, Men’s Bags, or Travel departments

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Go to school in style with a variety of bags that you can shop inside the department store. Whether you’re looking for trolley bags, backpacks, handbags, or tote bags, you’ll find quality and affordable ones at SM Store. The best part? You can shop wherever you are when you order items via our SM Store Personal Shopper. Just contact a Personal Shopper, send a list of your shopping needs, and have them delivered straight to your door!

Safety and grooming essentials

Where to buy: SM Beauty department

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Don’t forget your kids’ grooming kits! Just head to our Beauty section, and find all that they’ll need: cologne, powder, tissue paper, comb, or vitamins. Keep them safe by adding alcohol, hand sanitizers, or wet wipes to your shopping cart. For younger adults, you can buy affordable and school-friendly make-up items here too.

Lunch box and snacks

Where to buy: SM Home, Surplus, or Snacks department

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Keep your children’s baon secure and leak-free– get durable lunch containers and insulated tumblers at the SM Home or Surplus department! Get your kids their favorite snacks for recess like biscuits, wafers, and chips at the Snacks department of SM Store.


Where to buy: Women’s Accessories, Men’s Accessories, or Kids’ Accessories departments

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For all other school essentials that you might need, you’ll find a whole range of stuff in our Accessories department. From trusty umbrellas to belts, hair clips, watches, and more. Make your back-to-school outfit trendier and more presentable with cute accessories to match.

SM Store has always been the go-to shopping destination for back-to-school needs. Whether you want to shop in-store or via Personal Shopper, we can definitely make your shopping experience more convenient and hassle-free. 

Make your shopping more convenient with this back-to-school checklist of things you can shop at SM Store. Happy shopping! 

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