#4 - Local Locations
If virtual shopping's not for you, why not try out the physical equivalent? There are any number of stores that offer big discounts, and, if you go often enough, it's completely possible you'll even stumble across some of the name brands on your kid's wish list.
Try thrift stores, outlet malls and other discount retailers to score the best deals on lots of new and resale clothes. Plus, some of these stores offer bag days and you can really get a great haul for a small chunk of change if you hit up one of them.