Spring rental list submissions are open now! Maximize the savings your store offers students and provide more options in 2024.
“It was great being able to meet my margins with book rental. Being able to offer rentals saved the bookstore by allowing us to offer low-cost rental books while meeting our margin. Several years ago, students were shopping online, digital started picking up and industry-wide sales had started declining. Rentals made a huge difference. Students see that low price on our website and decide to shop with us,” Judy Meyering, Bookstore Manager, Ridgewater College, said.
Submit your rental list to MBS
Submitting a list for a quote is fast, simple and it doesn’t require a contract or agreement. Your store can use this tool to:
Get low-cost options for students — With rental, cost-conscious students can save money on physical course materials.
Bring students into the college store — Promote beginning and end-of-term foot traffic in your college store with great prices. Highlight the variety of low-cost options and learning styles your store supports. At the end of term, students will head back into the store to return their rental books.
Lock in guaranteed rebates — Once you submit your rental list, we send back your guaranteed rebate amounts. Be sure to submit your lists as soon as possible to maximize the number of titles you receive a quote for. As additional titles are adopted, simply update your quote.
Easy guaranteed buyback
Did you know that MBS makes it easy to offer students guaranteed buyback on popular titles? Simply submit your course material list for a guaranteed buyback quote — the same way you submit your rental list. Include your entire list of potential guaranteed buyback titles, and MBS will send back a quote containing guaranteed amounts on the titles we will purchase at the end of term. Throughout the term, your store can update the quote with additional titles not previously included.]
How to get an MBS Rental quote?
- As adoptions come in, create a list of potential rentals and guaranteed buyback titles.
- Submit your lists to MBS.
- Update your quote(s) with additional titles as you receive adoptions.
- MBS will send back your guaranteed rebate amounts for each qualifying title.
- Decide which titles to offer in your store’s rental program and set the rental price.
Submit your list as soon as possible to get your rebate amounts. If your store is an MBS Store Technology Solutions partner, send your list via your MBS Rental application. Select Work with My Rental Quotes to get started. If you are not a systems partner, please email your list to firstname.lastname@example.org.