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May

NBC and RBS Announce PrismRBS: Serving the best to higher education and the independent store marketplace

Lincoln, Neb.—Nebraska Book Company, Inc. and the Collegiate Retail Alliance, owner of RATEX Business Solutions, have merged their respective technology businesses. This merger introduces a new company, PrismRBS (Prism Retail Business Solutions). PrismRBS is now the most adopted campus-wide POS and ERP system serving higher education and the independent store marketplace. This transaction closed on May 1st, 2018. PrismRBS is

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4
Apr

NBC Introduces MyNBC – Redefine the way you order books

LINCOLN, Neb — Nebraska Book Company, Inc. has introduced MyNBC to the higher education market, its newest platform designed with college bookstores and wholesalers in mind. “Creating a great user experience was at the forefront of our decision to redesign our order portal. We look forward to our customers utilizing this new interface.” – Kara Bunde-Dunn, Senior VP of Marketing

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1
Mar

CU Book Store Alpha/Beta Implementation of Prism|POS – Testimonial

“The CU Book Store was excited when the Collegiate Retail Alliance (“CRA”) identified us as the ideal candidate to participate as the alpha/beta test partner for the new Prism/POS software application. The number and quality of resources dedicated to the development/implementation effort by both Nebraska Book Company (“NBC”) and Ratex Business Solutions (“RBS”) demonstrated an incredible level of commitment to

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1
Mar

NBC’s Technology Division and RBS to Merge

Lincoln, Neb.—Nebraska Book Company, Inc. and the Collegiate Retail Alliance, owner of RATEX Business Solutions, have reached agreement to merge their respective technology businesses. The merger will result in the formation of a new company: PrismRBS (Prism Retail Business Solutions). PrismRBS immediately becomes the most adopted campus-wide POS and ERP system serving higher education and the independent store marketplace. The

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16
Feb

December 31, 2017 Condensed Unaudited Financial Statements

December 31, 2017 Condensed Unaudited Financial Statements.    Download Full Document Here

7
Feb

New Design Trends – “Right-sizing” Your Space

By Randy Stejskal, Founder and Vice President of College Store Design When participating in trade shows, facilitating industry learning and training events, or serving as an invited guest speaker, I am often asked, “What are other Colleges and Universities doing with their retail stores”? For the most part, my response is “a lot of things”. One trend in particular we are seeing

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26
Jan

RBS selects NBC PrismPOS

Plymouth Meeting, PA: RATEX Business Solutions, Inc. (RBS) is excited to announce the selection of NBC’s Point of Sale Software (PrismPOS™) as part of their modernization path for its partnership schools. PrismPOS is a secure, cloud-based point of sale solution that is holistically designed with both the campus retail store and consumer in mind. RBS will begin offering NBC’s PrismPOS

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24
Jan

How to Bring E-Commerce to Life

Today, the path to purchase is becoming a lot more extensive. It can start and end at a different time, location and device. Businesses have to adopt to an ever-changing atmosphere to provide a seamless experience across all channels. Google research has found that at least 90 percent of consumers switch between multiple devices, on average three per day to

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12
Dec

Do you have high returns? Learn how to increase your sell-thru!

You have just wrapped up returns and you are starting to focus on next semester. As you finalize adoptions and work through your order decisions I am sure sell-thru is top of mind. You want to make sure that you balance your inventory and your budget so you neither run out nor have extra. This a difficult balancing act. Whether

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28
Nov

Retail CIO Outlook: Top 10 Retail Solution Providers 2017

Nebraska Book Company was recognized by Retail CIO Outlook as one of the Top 10 Retail Solutions Providers of the Year! Hear from NBC’s Jeremy White, Senior VP of IT, on how the PrismCore software empowers college retailers to be successful. Read the full article >