Archives for February 2012

How to Hire Remarkable Employees

Here are some qualities to keep an eye out for not only when looking for new hires but also when interacting with your current team. Be sure to thank and …

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Why College Stores Should Consider Mobile

The following excerpt is from the article ‘Why Your Small Business Needs To Get Mobile’ written by Ali Goldfield for Social Media Today. View the full article. We’ve all witnessed …

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MC Books & More Boosts Textbook Sales with Text-O-Rama

After watching textbook sales decline over the past few years, Susan Kryszak, retail operations manager of MC Books & More’s Rockville, MD location, decided something had to change. “The long …

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Enhance Faculty Relations

Faculty are an extremely important demographic to college stores, and gaining their support is nearly essential to maintaining your market share. One way to enhance that relationship is to show …

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Facebook Timeline Coming to Brand Pages This Month

Facebook will bring its Timeline profile pages to brands this month in the U.S., according to executives briefed on the company’s plans. At its F8 conference in September, Facebook introduced …

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Iowa State University Book Store Proves Their Value with Price Comparison

With online retailers constantly preaching lowest price, students often have the perception that their college bookstore is actually the worst place to buy books. Seeing is believing, though, so some …

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How to Deal With A Difficult Customer

As a retailer, your main goal is always to provide exceptional customer service. Unfortunately, some customers don’t always make that easy. So, how do you deal with a less than …

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Holy Cross Bookstore Brings Traffic to Buyback with Exclusive T-Shirt

For years, Holy Cross Bookstore’s buyback was a breeze. Students came in, sold their books, and the store generated the quantities of titles that they needed for future semesters. So …

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The Value of Appreciation in the Workplace

The following excerpt is from the article, Why Appreciation Matters So Much, by Tony Schwartz, president and CEO of The Energy Project and the author of Be Excellent at Anything. …

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Digital Textbook Use Down Among College Students

The following article, E-Textbook Use Down Among College Students, was written by Jeremy Greenfield, Editorial Director of Digital Book World. View the article on Digitalbookworld.com. Fewer college students bought and …

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