Press Releases

16
Aug

Nebraska Book Company and Follett Higher Education Group Form Strategic Sourcing Partnership

NBC Takes on Follett’s Independent Store Service Accounts; Follett Shifts Wholesale Focus to Online Marketplace Technology LINCOLN, Neb. and WESTCHESTER, Ill.–Nebraska Book Holdings, Inc. (“NBC”) and Follett Higher Education Group (“FHEG”) today announced a strategic sourcing partnership to expand access, efficiency and savings to institutions involved in wholesale course materials sourcing and selling. Through the partnership NBC will expand its

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9
Aug

McGraw-Hill Education Leading the Way to Make High-Quality Learning Materials More Affordable for U.S. College Students

Announces six new rental agreements along with significant growth in digital and first-day-of-class inclusive access programs   August 8th, 2018 (NEW YORK, N.Y.)– McGraw-Hill Education announced today that it has reached several new milestones in its expanded “Affordability & Outcomes” program, aimed at improving student savings and driving better learning outcomes. The company now covers nearly the entire marketplace with

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31
Jul

Nebraska Book Company Announces New Debt Facility and Balance Sheet Restructuring

Major debt holders have converted debt to equity and approved a new financing facility showing confidence in Nebraska Book Company’s leadership, strategy and operations LINCOLN, Neb.–Nebraska Book Holdings, Inc. (NBC) announced today, July 31, 2018, that it has successfully completed the restructuring of its balance sheet eliminating the substantial majority of its legacy long-term debt. Going forward the company will

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5
Jun

Textbook Distributor Nebraska Book Company Adopts the EPEG Best Practices to Help Stop Counterfeiting

EPEG Best Practices represent the largest industry action to stop pirated and counterfeit materials   NEW YORK, N.Y. (June 1, 2018) – Cengage, Elsevier, Macmillan Learning, McGraw-Hill Education, and Pearson together with textbook distributors Nebraska Book Company and Nebraska Book Holdings, Inc. (“Nebraska”) announced today that Nebraska is adopting the textbook industry’s Anti-Counterfeit Best Practices developed by the Educational Publishers Enforcement

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11
May

NBC Introduces New Executives

LINCOLN, Neb—Nebraska Book Company is excited to welcome Joe Miller as our new Senior Vice President of Finance and Treasury. Miller will oversee the company’s financial planning, reporting, tax and treasury functions. Before joining NBC, Miller worked at Follett Corporation in numerous senior financial and operational roles, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers where he utilized his CPA credentialing. A veteran of the

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1
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

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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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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25
Oct

NBC Introduces PrismInsight™: The next generation of business analytics

Lincoln, Neb: The technology division of NBC has introduced PrismInsight™ to the higher education market, its newest product in the Prism Suite of software offerings. PrismInsight™ is an interactive platform that allows users to analyze data in one dashboard using real-time, customizable reporting. It can also track key metrics, manage inventory, and measure sales with confidence. The dashboard and mobile

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