Archives for retail trends

Why Shopping Offline is More Appealing Than Some People Think

Brick-and-mortar retailers have been worried about what various eCommerce sites mean for their business for years, but some studies show that in-store shopping still holds many advantages. Read on to find out how those statistics can affect the college store:

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Small Business Trends & How MBS Can Help You Take Advantage of Them

The way to run a small business, in your case a college bookstore, is changing constantly. But we can help. In this article, we discuss some emerging small business trends, and how MBS can aid you in your search to navigate this evolving industry:

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What Will Consumers Look for in 2016?

We’re only a few weeks away from 2016 — can you believe it? Now’s the perfect time to find out what trends will affect your store in the year to come:

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Every Industry Has Disruptors [Video]

What key advantage could you be overlooking? Watch our new video to find out!

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Three Ideas Worth Stealing For Your Bookstore

Sometimes, having the best idea to implement at your store is a matter of knowing where to look. Check out these great retail trends that can work at your store:

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Boost Sales in Early 2015

You’ve probably come up with some great sales and events to get students in your store during this holiday season, but what about in January and beyond? Here are some timely tips to help you boost sales in the new year.

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A Head of Lettuce and a College Kiosk

Lettuce. College rental kiosks. MBS Wholesale Rep Rob Heller connects these two very different things in his latest post. Find out how:

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3 Offbeat Marketing Tactics to Try

Want a great way to get your store noticed? Just step outside the box! Next time your team is brainstorming marketing moves, stretch your creative muscles and come up with something unique, memorable and (most importantly) fun! Here are a few ideas to get you started:

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Tips to Get More Customers

Attracting more customers and retaining them is an important part of any successful small-business strategy. Luckily, some of the best tools for success are ones you already have and may even be using now. Find out how easy it can be:

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Eight retail innovations that may be on the horizon

Do you think the retail business will change more in the next five years than it has in the past 100? A recent study thinks so. See some of the technology it predicts and imagine how it could work for your store inside:

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