Recent Articles

14
Jun

Best Practices for Adoptions

Modern business solutions that bring your store success   Having trouble getting your adoptions in? Use PrismInsight to give you the data you need to run your business. PrismInsight’s Course Materials – Pre-Rush report allows you to break down your data and view order decisions, QTP summaries and adoptions received by week. Learn more about PrismInsight, or visit PrismRBS.com.

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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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 >