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Now Open: Fall 2024 Rental List Submissions

Posted by Liz Schulte on 6/7/24 6:30 AM

Fall list submissions are open now to get quotes for rentals and/or guaranteed buyback! This gives stores a great opportunity to get guaranteed rebate amounts and ensure your store can maximize the savings you offer to students. Guaranteed quotes are simple to get and provide a lot of value for stores.  

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Summer 2024 Rental Submissions Are Open

Posted by Liz Schulte on 2/9/24 6:45 AM

Summer rental list submissions are open now! Maximize the savings your store offers students and provide more options in 2024.

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Get the Books You Need ASAP

Posted by Liz Schulte on 1/15/24 7:00 AM

MBS ASAP orders typically ship the next business day. If your college store has a late adoption or is running low on books, MBS provides a simple, reliable solution.

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Give Students More Low-Cost Options Next Term

Posted by Liz Schulte on 10/30/23 6:30 AM

A wide selection of course material formats helps students find the best option to fit their budget and learning style. Submit your wantlist to MBS as soon as possible to maximize the number of low-cost books your store will receive next term.

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Need Books Fast? Place an ASAP Order

Posted by Liz Schulte on 8/7/23 6:45 AM

At the beginning of term, a lot can happen: late adoptions can come in, changes to adoptions, you could run low on books, etc. MBS provides a simple solution for college stores that need to order and receive books fast. Simply place an ASAP order, and we will ship the textbooks as soon as possible.

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Need to Start a Textbook Order? We Are Here to Help

Posted by Liz Schulte on 7/17/23 7:00 AM

Whether you are a pro at ordering from MBS or new to the textbook ordering process, MBS is here to help. We provide college stores with a one-stop shop for all of your textbook ordering needs and outstanding customer service support. If you haven’t already submitted a bin-and-hold wantlist to MBS, now is a great time to get started.

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MBS Is Accepting Fall Rental and Guaranteed Buyback List Submissions

Posted by Liz Schulte on 6/5/23 9:30 AM

Fall list submissions are open now to get quotes for rentals and/or guaranteed buyback! This gives stores a great opportunity to get guaranteed rebate amounts and ensure your store can maximize the savings you offer to students. Guaranteed quotes are simple to get and provide a lot of value for stores.      

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Maximize the Value of Your Textbook Inventory

Posted by Liz Schulte on 5/30/23 6:30 AM

Carrying textbook inventory that your store doesn’t plan to use again isn’t ideal. As unused textbook inventory ages, its value decreases. This is why MBS offers stores the opportunity to request a special inventory quote.

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Save on New Textbooks With MBS

Posted by Liz Schulte on 5/22/23 6:00 AM

We provide college stores with a variety of course material formats and options to help you lower costs. While maximizing low-cost used book inventory gives students the greatest cost-saving, it is not always possible to find used books for every student. When you purchase new book inventory from MBS, your store can actually save money and we accept 100% returns on new books.

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Reminders to Maximize Fulfillment on Your MBS Orders

Posted by Liz Schulte on 5/1/23 6:45 AM

Summer and fall ordering are already underway. If you haven’t started your bin yet, now is a great time to do it. To ensure you get the most low-cost used and new textbooks possible, here are a few tips to help you maximize your order fulfillment.

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