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Spotlight: University of Dayton Bookstore’s Simple Source Success

Posted by Liz Schulte on 3/18/19 6:00 AM

 The University of Dayton Bookstore recently began using MBS’ new ordering tool Simple Source. We sat down with Textbook Manager Kevin Poindexter to discuss his experience with Simple Source and the features that have worked well for his store. 

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The Pros and Cons of Sourcing from the Textbook Marketplace

Posted by Lilli Brooks on 2/20/19 5:00 AM

In the 14 years that I have worked in the textbook industry, I have witnessed a lot of trends come and go. I have worked hand in hand with countless stores, helping implement the latest, most innovative college retail technology or strategies. With the mounting pressure for college bookstores to be both profitable and service-oriented, my college store friends must wear many hats and juggle an impossible number of responsibilities.

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