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UMBC Bookstore Boosts Twitter Following with Friday the 13th Contest

Posted by admin on 9/16/13 11:00 PM


 The store kept the advertisements for the scavenger hunt simple by posting just this image and a brief description on their Facebook page.
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An Incredible Ride: WSU Bookstore Scores Big in Sales and Service during March Madness

Posted by Stephanie Kubas on 4/14/13 11:00 PM

The ninth-seeded Shockers kept the country on the edge of their seats this season as they advanced to the Final Four with four wins, one over top-seeded Gonzaga and one over second-seeded Ohio State. And in their first Final Four since 1965, they had the Cardinals fighting hard for a win.

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The Duck Store Flocks the Block with Mobile Scavenger Hunt

Posted by admin on 10/10/11 11:00 PM

After the city finished a major reconstruction on much of the street outside their location, The Duck Store at University of Oregon wanted to find a unique way to celebrate the changes. A mobile scavenger hunt, they decided, was the perfect solution! By combining text messaging with QR codes, Flock the Block offered the store the chance to host an interactive event unlike any other on the campus!

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University Store Aims for Straight A's

Posted by admin on 9/11/11 11:00 PM

Every semester, students receive a letter grade measuring their progress and success in various classes. Stacy Elofir, director of University Store at Towson University, believes college stores should be no exception.

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Fraud Awareness Tips from MBS

Posted by admin on 8/2/11 11:00 PM

With the upcoming Fall rush season upon us - it's a good time to review how to identify fraudulent orders. Credit Card fraud is an unfortunate reality of doing business on the internet. Ensure your store is protected against potentially fraudulent orders by promoting awareness.

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How-To Create and Implement QR Codes

Posted by admin on 5/23/11 11:00 PM

As e-commerce and social media continue to grow, one thing is clear: your customers want instant access to the information they’re looking for more than ever before. So it’s no surprise that Quick Response, or QR, codes, are quickly catching on and becoming a popular retail trend in 2011.

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