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Some retailers are on a mission to keep the American public from enjoying summer vacation. This year Walmart and Apple are pushing back-to-school shopping as early as right now—while Amazon reminds us that it's far too early to worry about protractors and backpacks (even if it's the biggest shopping season beside Christmas). [Racked National]