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Rob Heller

About Rob Heller

Rob Heller began work with MBS in the Wholesale Division in 2012, but his bookstore experiences stretch several decades. He began his career in the early 1990s with College Bookstores of America at their off-campus location serving Clemson University. Rob is also an accomplished sports broadcaster having announced nearly 2,500 games including the ACC and NCAA Tournaments. He has served as the home stadium announcer for Clemson University, Coastal Carolina University, and several professional baseball and soccer teams. He and his wife currently reside in Elgin, South Carolina, (near Columbia) along with their three boys.

Recent articles by Rob Heller

Cleaning the Pasture

Posted by Rob Heller on 1/31/18 5:30 AM

What a winter!

Any cold weather blood I once had has long been diluted by chlorine and salt water. Temperatures shouldn’t drop into the teens in the Carolinas ever — they just shouldn’t. I’m over this cold weather. Bring on springtime! Bring on the outdoors!

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Go Pack!

Posted by Rob Heller on 9/8/17 5:30 AM

This week I volunteered at Wolfpack Outfitters to distribute prepacked textbooks to incoming students. As I arrived for work, I parked in the deck by Reynolds Coliseum located next door to the Talley Student Union. Inside the store, a gondola of NC State imprinted spiral notebooks stood by the pathway for online order pickups. Employees were laughing and smiling. It brought me back to the early 80’s and memories of my first college bookstore visit.

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Catching a Good One

Posted by Rob Heller on 8/24/17 5:30 AM

Summertime!  A time to gather up the belongings and head to the lake.  I had a pile of things to take with us:  Ski vests, tubing floats, some paddle and there was a cooler — of course there had to be a cooler.  What’s a trip to the lake without a cooler?  Will, our six-year-old, came out to toss his red plastic Lightening McQueen fishing pole beside the collection.

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What Hammocks and Super Soakers Teach Us About the Bookstore Industry

Posted by Rob Heller on 9/20/16 5:00 AM

Sure, I’ll admit I was drifting a little bit. Stretched out in the hammock, enjoying the last of those sweet summer rays. Jimmy Buffett was on the speakers. I could almost feel those gentle, coconut trade winds swaying my swing — back and forth, back and forth, back and forth.

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Katy Perry, She's in My Class

Posted by Rob Heller on 2/4/15 3:30 AM

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A Head of Lettuce and a College Kiosk

Posted by Rob Heller on 11/19/14 10:00 PM

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Gameday Mimosas and Boiled Peanuts [Guest Blog]

Posted by Rob Heller on 10/15/14 11:00 PM

Today's post is courtesy of MBS Wholesale Marketing Rep Rob Heller. You can find more of his insights and musings about life, the textbook biz and a little bit of everything else on his blog.

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Climbing Higher with MBS Rental

Posted by Rob Heller on 8/5/14 11:00 PM

The following excerpt is from the blog of MBS Wholesale Marketing Representative Rob Heller. Read the rest of his post, and then be sure to check out his other entertaining entries here.

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Tales of Inventory Control: Baby Ducks Die Easy

Posted by Rob Heller on 4/17/14 11:00 PM

The following article was written by MBS Representative, Rob Heller. Check out more industry insight from Rob on his blog!

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Smokin’ the Pig – Your Place at the Wantlisting Table

Posted by Rob Heller on 3/19/14 11:00 PM

The following excerpt is from a blog written by MBS Rep Rob Heller. Check out all his entertaining entries here!

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