College Store Stories

North Dakota State Lets Their Customers Scratch and Win

North Dakota State University bookstore leaves their customer discounts up to chance, and it’s brought in more customers than ever. Come read about exactly how their bookstore employees creatively increased their customer reach:

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National Student Day 2014

National Student Day is an annual opportunity to show your students how much you appreciate them with special offers, sales and fun activities. It’s also a great way to encourage them to reach out to your community by volunteering. Want to know what other college stores did to celebrate this year?

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Stevenson U. Stores Play Pink-a-Boo

October offers a lot of opportunities for increasing interaction with your students. Find out how the Stevenson University Stores got into the spirit this year by combining two occasions into a sales event that lasts all month:

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Tomorrow is National Student Day!

Are your students getting involved? Let us know:

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UD Bookstore Parties Like it’s ’97

They might have held their party a little early by Prince’s standards, but the University of Dayton Bookstore welcomed its freshmen students to school while going back in time:

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Titan Shops Reveals Their Secret (Sales)

Every store tries different ideas to get customers inside. At Titan Shops, their big idea is a secret:

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Elizabethtown College Store Flashes Back to the ‘90s

The ‘90s may have been, like, the coolest decade ever. And we aren’t the only ones flashing back- the Elizabethtown College Store dedicated a whole day last week to celebrating the ‘90s, with special sales, games, prizes and plenty of social media interaction inspired by everything fresh from back in the day.

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Murray State Rewards Students with VIP Party

Even though it’s convenient and a great deal, it can be hard for college stores to incentivize prepackage programs at the beginning of the year. Murray State University found a great way of doing it while also getting students familiar with everything else their store has to offer:

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University of Arizona BookStores Bear Down

The University of Arizona bookstore’s Bear Down sales have become a huge hit. Come read more about them:

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University Co-op Sees “Hook ‘em Horns” go Global

It’s recently been added as a viable Scrabble term (along with chillax and frenemy, by the way). “Selfie” is clearly not going anywhere, either as a word or a phenomenon — and on Facebook and other social sharing sites, selfies are pretty much de rigueur. It’s no surprise, then, to see college stores incorporating them into an online dialogue with their fans and followers. And the results can be epic. See how the University Co-op used this trend to inspire an exciting contest:

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