Recent Articles

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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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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27
Nov

5 Strategies To Improve Your Buyback

Buyback is coming—and with much of retail moving into the eCommerce space, it’s very important to stay relevant. Brand loyalty is becoming a thing of the past and students are becoming savvier than ever when it comes to getting the most for their money. Consider the areas where your store’s marketing could use a pick-me-up and try out a few

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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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5
Jun

Frequently Asked Questions About Counterfeit Textbooks

1. What are counterfeit textbooks? Counterfeit textbooks are books that are unauthorized copies of verified educational materials. NBC has gone through an extensive process to ensure all the textbooks in our warehouse are verified by strict industry standards. 2. Why should I care? It is important to make sure you are getting verified educational materials for your students. Together we

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17
May

Nebraska Book’s Tips for Best Ordering Practices

Nebraska Book Company believes it’s important to listen to our customers. With Fall Rush quickly approaching, it’s time to start planning for this busy time. Recently, NBC introduced MyNBC, our new ordering portal that brings modern efficiency and ease to the ordering process. With Fall Rush approaching, here are four tips to make your ordering season a little more efficient.

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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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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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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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