College Store Stories

UNC Doubles Their Buyback

After a perception-changing buyback last fall, UNC Student Stores exceeded expectations once again this spring. Come check out how they managed to pull it off!

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The UD Bookstore Turns Buyback into a Main Event

Want to make your buyback a knockout event? Take a lesson from the University of Dayton Bookstore, where they gave students the chance to battle their stress away.

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Flagler Drives Social Traffic With Weekly Giveaways

Flagler College Bookstore has found that giving away merchandise once a week can pay out. See how they’ve shown they sell more than books and get important messages across to students through Facebook inside:

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Buyback Survival Guide

Buyback is just around the corner! Check out this infographic for some tips on how to make your busiest times survivable:

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Cal Poly University Store Has a Learning Experience

Not every promotion goes smoothly and ends up a hit with just about everyone. This week, we featured a store whose promotion ended in disappointment, and and the store’s employees are planning to use that disappointment to improve their future marketing efforts.

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Student Workers Are the Heart of UC Davis Stores

How many student workers do you employ in your store? At UC Davis Stores, student employees comprise a large part of the overall staff. Learn why they’re an invaluable part of the team:

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Wichita State Scores a Slam Dunk with Alumni Pep Rally

With a successful basketball team, an awesome venue and a little help from a mobile POS, Wichita State University Bookstore had a weekend of amazing sales. See how they did it:

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Show ‘em Why to Buy at the Bookstore

You go out of your way to make sure that you give your customers a wide range of affordable merchandise — including providing a variety of ways to buy the course materials they need. So why not spread the word?

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Wisconsin’s University Book Store is Along for the Ride…Again

The University of Wisconsin’s basketball team is currently enjoying it’s most successful stretch in school history, and their success has trickled down to The University Book Store. See how the Book Store staff has maximized the opportunity provided by the Badgers’ Final Four run:

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In UMBC Bookstore Twitter Contests, Everyone Wins

Interacting with your customers online is more important than ever — and especially for college stores, where you can reach the majority of your audience at any time on Twitter, Facebook and other platforms. Find out how the UMBC Bookstore gets new followers every day with a mix of plenty of fun contests and frequent interaction:

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