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Wisconsin BBB gives tips for back to school technology shopping
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Wisconsin BBB gives tips for back to school technology shopping

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - As the demand for classroom technology increases, the Wisconsin Better Business Bureau (BBB) said online customers are more vulnerable than ever to shopping scams.According to the BBB, the pandemic era of learning brought a change in the educational landscape, especially highlighting technology’s role in the classroom.“Digital learning tools are replacing traditional school supplies, driving tech sales up 37% YoY,” said market researchers from Deloitte.The BBB said shortages of supplies like computer chips may especially expose online shoppers looking for cheap, reliable technology, to scams.Shoppers may also be targeted with phony deals, ads and attractive but fake websites in these scams, the BBB said.BBB experts said those looking for a good deal on cheap and q...