Archives for November 2011

Partner with Other Departments to Drive More Store Traffic

The Phoenix Bookstore at University of Wisconsin – Green Bay recently participated in the annual campus event, Batty Bash. By partnering with other departments on campus, the event draws in …

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Beck’s Book Store Believes in the Power of Customer Service

In the days before computerized technology, our industry ran solely on the knowledge and integrity of those who owned and operated bookstores. Known as ‘bookmen,’ they had to understand exactly …

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Battle for Books Brings New Ideas to TCTC Campus Store

After attending MBS’ exclusive webinar, Battle for Books, TCTC Campus Store discovered a renewed energy to fight back against the competition and reclaim even more student business. “It got me …

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Liselle Duncan Shares Her Experience at Her First Ever MBS Systems Users Symposium

MBS Systems Users Symposium 2011 was an exciting experience for all in attendance; but for one person in particular, it had even more of an impact as it was her …

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University Bookstore Hosts Duct Tape Fashion Show

Creating an original event that interests your students is no easy task. That’s why Iowa State University Book Store decided to get creative. As a way to encourage their students …

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Battle for Books is Back with the All-New Part 2!

Back by popular demand, Battle for Books is all-new with even more defensive strategies in Part 2! Competitors are pulling out all the stops to steal your market share; but …

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MBS Announces All-New Rental Program!

We value our partners’ input so when you offer suggestions we listen! That’s why we’ve enhanced the MBS Rental program even further with new features that offer your store an …

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SCC Students Celebrate A Day Without Shoes

South Central College recently held this amazing event as a way to help the local community. Inspired by the determination of the supervisor of the college bookstore, Erin Kupier, the …

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Best Practices for QR Codes

QR codes are an easy way to engage with your customers. But when implementing these 2D barcodes, your goal should always be to create a more interactive consumer experience by …

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Trial By Fire

Fueled by unanticipated winds and unseasonably dry wood, a lightning strike sparked a blaze in northern Minnesota’s expansive forests this August, creating one of the largest wildfires in the state’s …

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