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Clear Out the Clutter

Posted by Kate Seat on 2/1/15 10:05 AM

Spring may not have sprung yet, but we promise, it is right around the corner. To get you ready for this season of new beginnings, we’ve designed a two-part plan to help you and your students give back to your community and de-clutter a bit at the same time! Encourage students to share their unwanted items to help those in need or give your customers a chance to put a new spin on something old — we’ll lay it all out for you, and you choose the event that best fits your store.

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Minnesota Duluth Goes Bag Free

Posted by Joe Clarkin on 11/9/14 10:00 PM

As part of a university-wide goal to make the campus a little greener, the University of Minnesota Duluth bookstore went bag free between November 3rd and 7th. Ann Pellant, the Buyer Supervisor at the bookstore, says that they are planning to make this a biannual event from now on, after only doing it in April for the past six years.

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UMD Stores Grow Community Relations with Weekly Farmer's Market

Posted by admin on 7/23/12 11:00 PM

Sustainability is important to many across the U.S., and the citizens of Duluth, Minnesota are certainly no exception. Recognizing that the community feels passionately about living a healthy and eco-friendly lifestyle, UMD Stores collaborates with both the University of Minnesota-Duluth and other local businesses to support several initiatives that are making campus even greener.

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PCC Bookstore Grows with MBS

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

Portland Community College Bookstore strives to support the college mission by providing exceptional service, reasonably priced items and an overall desire to help students in any way they can. However, with 4 metropolitan campuses, their mission is no easy task. That’s why, for the past 19 years, they have worked alongside MBS to stay on the cutting edge and expand their store with the latest technology.

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