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SCCC's Sheri Bergeron Shares Why She Broke Free of the Lease

Posted by Dean Asher on 11/28/16 5:00 AM

Before acquiring her current title, the Schenectady County Community College FSA College Store’s Textbook Manager had done it all. Since coming to the store in 1972, Sheri Bergeron worked in everything from shipping and receiving to accounting. That’s given her a close look at virtually every level of the college retail business, and she’s experienced it through two models: leasing and ownership. After experiencing the independence and better service that came with institutional operation, Bergeron can't imagine going back.

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The More Things Change: How College Retail Hasn't Changed, Even When It Has

Posted by Dean Asher on 11/23/16 12:19 PM

The college retail industry has changed significantly in the last few years. With the rise in big-box online retailers and shifts in technology, everything from marketing and advertising to inventory management and the title procurement process has evolved over the past decade. But that doesn't mean everything is different.

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