Whether they like it or not, students are most likely going to need their textbooks if they want to be as successful as possible in their pursuit of higher education. But with the costs of both tuition and course materials rising exponentially above the rate of inflation, are students able to afford to be successful? According to figures from the United States Department of Labor and CollegeBoard.org, from 1986 to 2014, overall inflation rose by 115%, but tuition and fees increased by 365% and college textbooks have gone up by 82% in just the last 10 years.
It sounds grim, but thankfully your store can help. By exploring different format options and continually encouraging more timely adoptions, campus retailers can offer students huge savings and make it easier for them to pursue their education and achieve their goals.
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