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30
Apr

Adjusting your Fall 2020 Schedule

If your campus is planning for the possibility of distance learning or starting classes early this fall, adjust your normal ordering timeline to account for drop-shipping textbooks from your store to students or receiving textbooks early And, even if you finalize your bin early, be sure to check our inventory on a regular basis, because new titles are added daily.

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8
Apr

Host a successful virtual sell back event

A scenario that has played out only in fictional novels and Hollywood movies is now affecting the very real lives of everyone around the world. Many campuses have closed down and most students are finishing classes online. Even if you’re still going into work, your store is likely not planning to conduct a buyback in the traditional fashion. With all

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11
Dec

Own the Expertise: 5 manageable ways to own course material knowledge

By Mark Palmore, Managing Director, Campus Advisory Services and Denise Walsh, Strategic Campus Advisor, Campus Advisory Services This is the final article in our four-part series about the benefits of the independent bookstore. Read the first three articles here and continue reading below to learn about how independent bookstores can and should be the go-to course material experts for their
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13
Nov

Becoming a Conduit for Campus Efficiencies in 3 Steps

By Mark Palmore, Managing Director, Campus Advisory Services and Denise Walsh, Strategic Campus Advisor, Campus Advisory Services This is the third article in our four-part series about the benefits of an independent bookstore. Read the first two articles here and continue reading below to learn about how independent bookstores create efficiencies across campus.   Independent collegiate retailers have the advantage
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29
Oct

It’s time for mistletoe, holly and merchandising

By Denise Walsh, Strategic Campus Advisor, Campus Advisory Services As we closeout the month of October, it’s time to shift our thinking toward the end of the semester and the holidays. Ready your store for a successful holiday season with these merchandising best practices and marketing tips! Get into the spirit early. There are fewer shopping days between Thanksgiving and
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16
Oct

Local, Authentic, Successful

By Mark Palmore, Managing Director, Campus Advisory Services and Denise Walsh, Strategic Campus Advisor, Campus Advisory Services Last month, we discussed the benefits of the independent bookstore and how they bring profit and value to their campus. Read that article here first if you haven’t already, and continue reading below to learn more about leveraging the power of being local and
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30
Sep

CIT Bank Provides Nebraska Book Company New Credit Facility

The flexible financing provides opportunity for growth and continued stability Lincoln, Neb. (October 1, 2019) – Nebraska Book Company (NBC) entered into a new five-year, asset-based loan facility with CIT Bank. Part of the proceeds will be used to replace its existing credit facility with Callidus Capital Corporation, which would have matured in January 2020. The remainder of the facility

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18
Sep

You Can’t Always Get What You Want

You Can’t Always Get What You WantUnless you open a bin early At Nebraska Book Company, our goal as your trusted partner is to fulfill what you need, when you need it. But, partnerships require commitment from each side. In order to best deliver on our promise, we need to know your needs as early and often as possible. Opening
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16
Sep

Four Benefits of Independence

By Mark Palmore, Managing Director, Campus Advisory Services and Denise Walsh, Strategic Campus Advisor, Campus Advisory Services In today’s retail environment, there are many ways for students to obtain course materials and other products and services – online retailers, big-box retailers and local independent retailers, like a campus store. Each business operation comes with benefits and challenges, but local collegiate
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19
Jun

Pearson added to NBC’s Publisher Rental Program

Pearson’s rent-only titles will be available for the fall 2019 rental period Lincoln, Neb. (June 19, 2019) – Nebraska Book Company’s Publisher Rental Program is growing with the addition of a new partnership with Pearson. Pearson joins McGraw-Hill as part of NBC’s growing publisher-rental service. The partnership gives bookstores a one-stop solution for all publisher rentals and provides more ease

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