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How to Counteract a Summer Sales Slowdown

Simple Ways to Maximize Your Social Media Efforts

5 Easy Ways to Promote Buyback and Rental Returns Before the End of Term

3 Key Takeaways From MBS Forums

Campus Stores Are Already Starting Their Bin-and-Hold Orders

3 Ways to Simplify Buyback and Rental Returns

3 Fun Campus Store Events to End the Term

Dakota Wesleyan University Simplifies Course Material Management With BNC Virtual

How MBS Store Technology Solutions Personalizes Every College Store System Implementation

MBS System Partners: Register to Attend MBS Spring Forums Free Training Events

3 Social Media Trends to Engage Students in 2024

Edge Out the Competition With Elevated Reporting and Data Analysis

3 Reasons Your Store Should Try SMS Marketing

MBS System Partners: Save the Date for This Year’s Biannual Forums Systems Training Event

Drive Student Traffic This Spring With Fun College Store Events

Streamline Returning Textbooks to MBS This Term

Summer 2024 Rental Submissions Are Open

Three Strategies to Improve Faculty Communication

Grow Your Store’s Loyalty Program

Host an Opening Buyback at the Beginning of Term

Get the Books You Need ASAP

What Could You Accomplish in 20 Minutes?

Happy Holidays From MBS

The Best Advice College Stores Shared With Foreword Online in 2023

Create Consistent Communication About Rental Returns

3 Things I Learned From the 2023 MBS Virtual Fall Forums

Highlight the Advantages of Shopping With the College Store

MBS Will Be Closed Nov. 23 and 24 in Observance of Thanksgiving

Klamath Community College Bookstore Supports Learning and Diversity With Reading Program

Entice Alumni to Shop With Your Store This Holiday Season

Spring 2024 Rental Submissions Are Now Open

Give Students More Low-Cost Options Next Term

It’s MBS’ 50th Anniversary!

How Rentals Saved Ridgewater College Bookstore

Get the Most Out of Your MBS System

MBS System Partners: Join Us for the 2023 Fall Forums Events

A Guide to Communicating With Faculty About Adoption Deadlines

4 College Store System Upgrades to Consider

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Saves Students Money

MBS Is Closed in Observance of Labor Day

University of Manitoba BookStore Embraces eCommerce and Strengthens Market Share

How the UM Bookstore Achieves Inventory Accuracy

3 Reminders to Encourage Students to Get Their Course Materials

Need Books Fast? Place an ASAP Order

Get a Guaranteed Quote for Your College Store’s Rental Books

University of Minnesota Duluth Stores Benefit From Outstanding Service and Reliable Functionality

Need to Start a Textbook Order? We Are Here to Help

Is an Opening Buyback Right for Your College Store?

MBS Will Be Closed July 4

What to Consider When Evaluating a New Collegiate Retail System

Increase Online Sales This Summer

Why Are Course Material Adoption Deadlines So Early

MBS Is Accepting Fall Rental and Guaranteed Buyback List Submissions

Maximize the Value of Your Textbook Inventory

Save on New Textbooks With MBS

5 Graduation Events to Boost End-of-Term Sales

Tips for Promoting End-of-Term Rental Returns

Reminders to Maximize Fulfillment on Your MBS Orders

4 Reasons Service Center Is a Great Resource for College Stores

Tips for Using Your Store’s Buyback Promo Dollars

Start Your Store’s Summer and Fall Textbook Orders

Create a Cohesive In-store, Website and Social Media Brand Experience

Top Five Considerations When Looking for a Collegiate Retail System

Reasons to Implement Price Matching

Training Opportunities for Maximizing Your Collegiate Retail System

College Store Events to Finish the School Year Strong

3 Best Practices for Returns

Campus Store Conversations: Mobile Solutions That Improve Functionality for the UCM University Store

Three Reminders to Share With Faculty About Textbook Adoptions

Are You Attending the 2023 ICBA Conference?

Expand Your Retail Prowess With the MBS System

UMBC Bookstore Streamlines Business Intelligence Data Analysis

Three Ways to Engage With Cart Abandonment Emails

Welcome New Partners

2022 Best Practices for College Stores

5 Ways to Grow Your Customer Email and Text Message Marketing Lists

Three Facts You Might Not Know About SimpleSource

How to Maximize Your Store’s Competitive Advantages

MBS Is Closed Nov. 24-25 in Observance of Thanksgiving

MBS’ Flexibility and Commitment to Campus Stores Sparks Premier Partnership Agreement With OSU Beaver Store

Centralia College Bookstore Appreciates How MBS Helps Independent College Stores

Weber State University Wildcat Store Provides Students Course Material Choices

An MBS Premier Partnership Streamlines Processes for the Skidmore Shop

Online Kit Ideas for the Holiday Season

Textbook KPIs Enhance Business Performance Transparency

Registration Is Open for the 2022 MBS Virtual Fall Forums

Improve Your Store’s Social Media Engagement

4 Exciting College Store Events For Fall

3 Tips to Boost Faculty Relations

MBS Closed on Labor Day

Remind Faculty How the Bookstore Benefits Students

Don’t Miss Sales! MBS ASAP Orders Ship Next Business Day

How to Expand Your Campus Store’s Retail Reach

Simplify Web Order Fulfillment Processes

5 Best Practices to Improve Student Engagement With the Campus Store

Three Tips for Communicating With Students

University of St. Thomas Campus Stores Share the Advantages of Offering Textbook Rental

Lafayette College Store Creates Incredible Word of Mouth for Buyback

MBS Closed 7/4/22 In Observance of Independence Day

Hibbing Community College Bookstore and the MBS System Evolve Together

Offer Students Guaranteed Buyback This Fall

3 Tips for a Successful Clearance Sale

Taking the Customer Experience to New Heights With MBS Store Technology Solutions

College Store Conversations: Improve Customer Outreach With CRM

Get a Return on Excess Textbook Inventory

MBS Rental Rebate Program Helps College Stores Better Compete

Tips to Streamline Rental Return Processing

MBS CRM Expands College Store Marketing and Simplifies Customer Service

How to Re-introduce Students to Buyback

Bring Students Back to the Campus Store

Campus Store Conversations: Keeping Up With Market Demands and Trends

The College Store at Three Rivers College Uses the MBS System to Facilitate a Successful Equitable Access Program

Increase Rental Returns and Buyback Transactions with inSite Alerts

MBS Store Technology Solutions POS Support Team Offers College Stores Vital Support

Increase Profitability and Restore Market Share With MBS Rental

University of Calgary Bookstore Ensures Students Receive the Best Possible Price

Shipping to MBS: The Complete Guide

Communication and Coordination Are Key to a Successful Collegiate Retail System Implementation

Commodore Books & More Dreams Big With Website Redesign

Moving Forward With MBS

Tailored Support Adds Efficiency to College Store Processes

Grand View University Bookstore Strengthens Course Material Communication

Helping MBS Store Technology Solutions Partners Succeed

What Reminders Should You Send to Students This Term?

Happy Holidays from MBS

3 Reasons to Choose MBS for ASAP Orders

Mount Allison University Bookstore Refines Student Experience With Turnkey Collegiate Retail System

Why Implement a Price Matching Strategy in 2022

We're Grateful for You!

Online Kit Ideas for the Holiday Season

Pennsylvania College of Technology Bookstore Perfects Faculty Communication

Why Students Should Shop at the College Store This Holiday Season

Tips to Streamline Your Order Fulfillment Processes

MBS’ Fall Forums Offers College Stores a Virtual Systems Training Opportunity

Clever Ideas to Promote Your Loyalty Program

5 Ways to Sell and Promote Merchandise Online

3 Reasons to Budget for Collegiate Retail System Improvements in the Coming Year

College Stores Get More Books Using SimpleSource

Tips for Leveraging Dashboard to Elevate Business Intelligence

MBS will be closed in celebration of Labor Day

College Store Marketing Content Calendar Template

5 Ways Student Employees Can Help With College Store Social Media

Stronger College Store Customer Service With Daily Textbook Buyback

How to Create a College Store Retail Marketing Calendar

How Can College Stores Improve Digital Accessibility for Students?

2021-2022 College Store Social Media Marketing Guide White Paper

3 Best Practices to Maximize Your Bin-and-Hold Fulfillment

Happy Fourth of July

Three Ways to Engage Students During a Virtual Orientation Event

How Is Course Material Distribution Changing?

Preparing for Mobile Sales and Events

Tips for Making Merchandise Stand Out

In Honor of Memorial Day

Utilizing Promotions and Focusing on Your Shoppers

How Does the WCU Bookstore Streamline Order Distribution During Rush and Drive Foot Traffic All Year?

Students Love WCU Bookstore’s Cashless Buyback

Do’s and Don’ts of Web Design

A Complete Collegiate Retail System for the Best Value

A One-stop Shop for Course Material Ordering

Dodge City Community College Bookstore Gets Reliable eCommerce Support

Independent College Bookstore Industry Trends: eCommerce

Three Ways to Streamline Order Fulfillment

Managing Buyback and Rental Returns Student Communication

Campus Store Conversations: How to Keep Your Website Content Fresh and Interesting

Three Tips to Improve Your Alumni and Community Marketing

Century College Bookstore Simplifies eCommerce Website Navigation

Ridgewater College Bookstore Creates a Cohesive Online Presence

Accelerating Change: How to Meet Today's Market Demands

Plan an in-Person Buyback Event This Spring

Tips to Prepare for an MBS System Implementation

South Central College Book Store Simplifies Online Shopping

5 Ways to Update Your College Store Sales Strategy in 2021

Spotlight: How Georgia Southern University Store Keeps Its Website Current and Drives Online Traffic

How to Talk to Deans or Administrators About Faculty Adoptions

Mount Aloysius College Bookstore Shows How Small Changes Can Make a Big Difference in Sales

Campus Store Conversations: Forging Strong Campus Connections

Harford Community College Store Strengthens eCommerce Site

Optimizing SEO on Your College Store Website

LCC Bookstore Affordably Improves Its System's Functionality

Three Customer Service Tips for an eCommerce Rush

Spotlight: Giving Back to Students Through Mask Sales

How to Help Students Understand the Importance of Course Materials Marketing Plan

Strengthen Your Store’s Student Communications in 2021

Happy Holidays From MBS

Campus Store Conversations: How College Stores Improve Faculty Adoption Rates

Service That Makes a Difference for the County College of Morris Bookstore

Keep Your eCommerce Site Interesting With Care Packages

Elizabethtown College Store Serves Students and Parents With Pop-up Locations

How Peninsula College Bookstore Ensures Early Textbook Adoptions

Five Online Campus Bookstore Promotions for the Holidays

Crowder College Bookstore Discusses the Great Opportunities That Come With a Premier Partnership

How MBS inSite Simplifies Purchasing Course Materials

Campus Store Conversations: Stores Get More Savings With SimpleSource

How to Make the Most of Your Buyback Promo Dollars

Get a Guide to the Evolution of College Stores in 2020

MBS Store Technology Solutions Training Event Goes Virtual

Planning for Fall Buyback and Rental Returns

Three Easy Ways to Improve Student Convenience

Peninsula College Bookstore Takes a Creative Approach to Buyback

3 Best Practices for Planning Collegiate Retail Events

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