Miscellaneous

Four Keys to Better Branding in 2016

We’ve talked a lot about why branding is so important for retailers. We also realize it’s not always easy to come up with an actionable branding strategy and stick with it. Here are some ways to do it:

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Three Reasons You Really Need to Attend Trade Shows in 2016

Trade show season is coming up. Many of you are already marking your calendars, but some may find trade show attendance to be the first things cut from their annual itinerary due to budget or time restraints. Here’s why you should keep trade show attendance on your to-do list:

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Campus Marketplaces: Beating ’em by Joining ’em

How do you combat venues that aim to cut you out of the loop and let students sell their textbooks directly to one another? Host a marketplace of your own, of course.

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2015 in Review: Our Top 10 Store Stories

As we wind down the year, we wanted to celebrate the content that keeps our subscribers coming back for more. Here are the top 10 store stories we published from 2015, in case you missed them or just want to check them out again!

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[Download] Informed Mobile App Adoption for College Stores

As mobile technology becomes more and more prevalent, many store have begun asking themselves if they need their own personalized app for customers to access when they’re on the go. In this guide, we walk you through all of the options you’ll have at your disposal should your store choose to pursue that route. See which path might be right for you!

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Three Ways to Make Your Store Run Smoothly Next Year

Despite what our marketing plan may say this month, we still recognize the value in making New Year’s resolutions. Here are some great ones you can make for your store.

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What We Have in Common with the Kansas City Royals

A lot can change in 30 years, but we can agree with at least one major league baseball team on one thing that doesn’t: the value of teamwork.

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Why Do Our Brains Love Infographics So Much?

What is it about infographics that people find so appealing? In this infographic (what else would it be?), you’ll find 13 scientific reasons why this medium is so popular.

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Join Us in Recognition of Our Longtime Employees

MBS didn’t become the premier textbook wholesaler and college store systems provider overnight, and it definitely didn’t get there without lots of help.

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What Do Our Reps Have in Common with Thoroughbreds?

At MBS, we pride ourselves on having a strong, dedicated field force. That’s why they’ll be in Columbia, Mo. this week to hone their skills as winners.

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