TITLE

National College Text Group Includes Bigwords, Ecampus In Assault On Online Booksellers

PUB. DATE
February 2000
SOURCE
Educational Marketer;02/21/2000, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the request issued by the National Association of College Stores Inc. to online sellers Bigwords.com and ecampus.com, that they change or substantiate their advertising claims of discounted prices.
ACCESSION #
2918187

 

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