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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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21
May

Why Buy New?

Why Buy New from NBC? By Kurt Eddy, Director of Marketplace Nebraska Book Company works hard to provide affordable course materials to meet the needs of your students and campuses. To this end, we have traditionally put all of our efforts into procuring USED textbooks as a cost effective alternative to NEW condition books directly from publishers. This inventory channel has

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23
Apr

Introducing NBC Real-Time Sourcing

We are excited to offer a new approach to sourcing during the upcoming rush season in an effort to bring more value to your orders and help you get more of what you need, when you need it. For the months of April, May, and June, we will only be actively sourcing inventory for bin and hold orders set to

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11
Apr

Reminders for Your Upcoming Buyback

Buyback is here again! Get the most out of your buyback by preparing in advance with this checklist of reminders and tips: Download and print shipping labels in advance Order and print materials Store your rental books separate from buyback books – clearly label your carts, stacks and bins for easy storing and identification Make sure to schedule your pick-up

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