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MBS System Partners: Save the Date for This Year’s Biannual Forums Systems Training Event

Posted by Liz Schulte on 2/22/24 7:00 AM

Mark your calendar. The MBS Spring 2024 Forums event will be hosted virtually April 1 – 5. During the weeklong event, MBS Store Technology Solutions will offer a variety of virtual training webinars, daily ancillary resources and tips to help you simplify store processes.

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For Towson and NMJC, System Training Is Vital to Campus Store Success

Posted by Lori Reese on 1/27/20 8:00 AM

Towson University’s University Store and the New Mexico Junior College Bookstore (NMJC) are two distinct campus stores with a key feature in common: both take advantage of MBS Store Technology Solutions’ annual training. As a result, both stores find new ways to increase revenue, transcend industry challenges and serve their students every year.

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3 Keys to Employee Excellence

Posted by Lori Reese on 3/1/18 5:30 AM

Gas stations and big-box stores aren’t the first things that come to mind when you think of employee satisfaction. Yet, that’s something QuickTrip, Costco and Trader Joe’s have in common.

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Why Proper Training Will Lead to Your Store's Success

Posted by Dean Asher on 12/6/16 5:00 AM

Preparedness is an essential trait of running a successful bookstore. The best way to make sure you’ll be ready from day one is to find a comprehensive training program that will enable your staff to provide a smoother customer experience, maximize your store’s organization and turn your employees from novices into experts. A direct correlation can be drawn between well-instructed training and store success.

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