College Store Stories

Washington & Lee Focus on Faculty

Washington and Lee is hoping that a new approach to faculty education will pay off for the bookstore. Come see what they’re doing differently:

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University of Utah Saves Big with Big Data

“Big Data” is more than a buzzword to the University of Utah Campus Store. It helps them plan for scheduling, merchandising, sales and more, and one tool makes it easy.

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Second U. Store Will Open in $42 Million Complex

The University Store at UCM is providing even more convenience for customers with a second location in a brand new facility. See what students can expect when the new store opens in August:

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Wheaton College Bookstores Jump in the Ring for Buyback

Buyback events don’t have to be costly or excessive to be successful. In fact, students often respond best to promotions that are unique, fun and possibly even a little silly. See how Wheaton College Bookstores tapped into some nostalgia from a classic board game —and won a great turnout!

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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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