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16
Oct

Your holiday merchandising guide: Covid edition

By Denise Walsh, Senior Advisor, Campus Advisory Services For retailers, it’s already time to begin thinking about the end of the semester and the holidays. And, as we know, normal end-of-semester activities and holiday shopping will look different this year due to the coronavirus. To ready your store for a successful holiday season, follow these merchandising best practices and marketing
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26
Sep

Host A Successful Buyback Event

Marketing tips to drive awareness and traffic Hosting a smooth, successful buyback event on your campus benefits your students and store. Follow these tips and take advantage of our free marketing resources to help you promote your event and drive traffic. Is your campus remaining virtual through the end of the semester? Checkout our marketing toolkit for virtual sellback events

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8
Sep

Concise Capital Now Primary Owner of Nebraska Book Holdings, Inc.

The consolidated ownership and management changes provide financial stability and flexibility. Lincoln, Neb. (September 9, 2020) – Concise Capital Management (Concise), on behalf of its clients, has purchased substantially all of the equity of Nebraska Book Holdings, Inc. (NBH), which owns Nebraska Book Company (NBC) and its divisions, Campus Advisory Services and Campus Store Design, along with a controlling interest

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6
Aug

Book Rental Promotional Resources

Begin promoting this rental option on social media now. We recommend posting about this rental option multiple times leading up to and throughout rush. We’ve done the hard part for you by creating these social graphics you can download below, customize and easily post to your channels. We’ve provided several color options to make customization easier. Social graphics are included

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30
Jun

New Bank Remittance Address

Nebraska Book Company has a new banking partner for wholesale customers. Effective, July 1, 2020, all payments should be mailed to: Nebraska Book Company Lockbox #: 776959 PO Box 776959 Chicago, IL 60677-6959 Please note: the above address is for First Class Mail only. All Overnight Mail sent by special courier should be sent to the actual site address listed

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16
Jun

The new face of campus retail

How collegiate retailers can adapt and engage customers where they are now Customer engagement has been evolving for the last several years, but with the COVID-19 pandemic, changes have been accelerated. Retail expert and Campus Advisory Services Senior Consultant Denise Walsh offers her insights about what has changed and how campus retailers need to adapt. “The biggest shift I would

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15
Jun

4 easy-to-implement eCommerce best practices

Expert Barrett Jelvik shares his keys to building a successful eComm strategy Barrett Jelvik, Central Washington University Wildcat Shop’s eCommerce and online ordering supervisor, oversees the store’s website and manages the order fulfillment team. Before joining the team five years ago, he worked in both corporate and startup environments doing web design and digital advertising. His breadth of experience has

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3
Jun

CWU’s Wildcat Shop quickly adjusts to meet COVID challenges

COVID-19 accelerated the need for a strong eComm strategy. Here’s how CWU’s Wildcat Shop rose to the challenge. For the past five years, Barrett Jelvik has served as Central Washington University’s eCommerce and online ordering supervisor, overseeing the Wildcat Shop’s website and managing the order fulfillment team. As the end-to-end supervisor of the fulfillment team, he watches products from the

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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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