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

Posted by Liz Schulte on 3/18/24 7:00 AM
Topics: training, college retail system, College store solutions

Registration is now open for the MBS Store Technology Solutions’ Spring Forums virtual events. Join us, April 1-5, for a week of virtual learning, announcements, collaboration, and so much more. System partners will have the opportunity to get tips, connect with other MBS system users, explore ways to add efficiency and ask questions.MBS System Partners: Register to Attend MBS Spring Forums

Virtual Forum Event Registration

Register for each event you would like to attend.

Monday, April 1

New and Upcoming MBS Technology Features, 11:00 a.m. CDT
Learn more about the latest MBS system features and functionality and get a first look at the system updates that are on the horizon.

Unlocking Efficiency: MBS Integration with Retail and Campus Operations, 2:00 p.m. CDT
Learn how the inherent flexibility of your MBS system seamlessly integrates with your campus systems, digital and inclusive access providers, shipping, taxing services, and more.

Tuesday, April 2

Best Practices for Managing Textbooks From Print to Inclusive Access, 11:00 a.m. CDT
Discuss managing print and digital programs as well as programs that leverage inclusive or equitable access. Review how Arc provides flexibility for each format throughout the adoption and distribution process and hear real-life examples from industry experts.

Optimize Your Want List and Rental Processes, 2:00 p.m. CDT
Get best practices and tips for textbook ordering preparation and management, including acquisitions, adoptions, rentals, publisher consignment rentals, forecasting sales, buyback decisions, and more.

Wednesday, April 3

Did You Know? Merchandise Features for Streamlining Orders, 11:00 a.m. CDT
Discuss tools in Arc Merchandise for analyzing sales trends and inventory for informed buying decisions. Discover features that support replenishing inventory in a multi-store environment.

Maximizing Your Reporting Potential, 2:00 p.m. CDT
Explore multiple reporting functions within your system as well as customization through MRGs, Report Builder, and Dashboard. Learn which key system reports provide a positive impact on college stores.

Thursday, April 4

Strengthen Shopper Relationships With an Effective Loyalty Program, 10:00 a.m. CDT
Learn optimal methods for building and implementing a loyalty program for your retail and eCommerce environments.

Leverage MBS and Google Analytics to Optimize Your Shopper Experience, 12:00 p.m. CDT
Page tracking, bounce rates, user behavior and more can be leveraged with analytics embedded into base pages. Learn the benefits and discover how recent inSite updates can enhance how you review shoppers’ experience with your website.

Did You Know? inSite Features to Maximize Web Store Efficiency, 2:00 p.m. CDT
Explore features, suggestions, and best practices in relation to website merchandise, order processing, SEO, reporting, and content management.

Friday, April 5

Strategies for Inventory Accuracy and Fiscal Year-End Preparation, 11:00 a.m. CDT
Learn best practices for maintaining inventory monthly. Discuss best features within Arc for confirming inventory and financials as well as suggestions such as spot counts and pre-checks for streamlining end of year processes. Review stock ledger features that help with auditing inventory management such as purchases, sales and price changes.

Exchanging Your Perspective: An Open Discussion With Campus Store Leadership, 1:00 p.m. CDT
Share your store’s successes and challenges in this dynamic industry. Join us for an open, peer-to-peer discussion. A brief survey will be sent to you following your event registration. Outline the specific topics you would like to discuss to help facilitate meaningful conversations with fellow campus store leaders.

Register for each session through the Arc Message Center or by navigating to the calendar on the MBS Store Technology Solutions Resource Center. In the coming weeks, watch for more information about each event. If you have any questions, contact us at


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