College Students Shop More Online, Buy Course Materials On Campus
- College Stores Throw the Book at Internet Vendors. // Academe;Nov/Dec99, Vol. 85 Issue 6, p15
Reports that college bookstores are investigating whether publishers are illegally privileging online direct merchants. Escalation in the triangular dispute among publishers, campus book vendors and Internet merchants; Aim of the Robinson-Patman Act; Web site launched by college bookstores.
- A textbook case of underestimating. Magaw, Timothy // Crain's Cleveland Business;1/24/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p31
The article presents information on the number of college bookstores in Ohio, that offer textbook rental programs.
- Collegiate Textbook Advertising Guidelines Created By NACS, Varsity Group Suit Settlement. // Educational Marketer;08/14/2000, Vol. 31 Issue 23, p1
Reports on the guidelines set for collegiate textbook advertising in the United States as part of the settlement between the National Association of College Stores Inc. and Varsity Group Inc.
- NACS Undertakes Consciousness Raising Among Faculty to Boost College Textbook Sales. // Educational Marketer;3/31/2003, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p1
Reports on a campaign initiated by the National Association of College Stores in an effort to get more college students to buy textbooks.
- Will technology trigger demise of traditional paper textbooks? // Westchester County Business Journal;03/12/2001, Vol. 40 Issue 11, p20
Reports on discussions on the future of textbooks in an era of electronic media at the annual conference of the National Association of College Stores called ConTEXT 2001. Importance of digital delivery of content; Prospects of profits from electronic books.
- Wal-Mart Resolves Dispute with NACS Over Textbook-Discounts. // Educational Marketer;12/16/2002, Vol. 33 Issue 36, p5
Investigates the dispute settlements between Wal-Mart and National Association of College Stores over textbook discounts in Ohio. Need for Wal-Mart to change the way it advertises prices for college textbooks; Agreements to stop using list prices; Implementation of advertising guidelines.
- DATAMONITOR: Follett Corporation. // Follett Corporation SWOT Analysis;Jan2012, p1
A company profile of Follett Corp., which is one of the leading operators of college bookstores offering college textbooks and educational solutions to educational institutions and libraries, is presented. An overview of the company is given, along with key facts including contact information,...
- HOW DOES MAJOR SOURCE OF FUNDING AFFECT WHERE AND WHEN COLLEGE STUDENTS PURCHASE TEXTBOOKS? Krey, Nina; Clow, Kenneth E.; Babin, Laurie A. // International Journal of Education Research;Summer2010, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p1
The article presents a study conducted to explore the facts involved in the buying of textbooks from the college student's perspective and examines the location, the financial funding, and the disposal of textbooks at the end of the semester in the U.S. The results of the study indicate that the...
- The Used-Textbook Game: Campus Stores Buy Low, Sell High. Mitkowski, Ethan // Christian Science Monitor;10/27/98, Vol. 90 Issue 233, pB3
Comments on the practice of college or university bookstores to buy back used books for low prices and sell them again for higher prices. The economic sense of the strategy; The belief that university stores should have a greater emphasis on students than on profit; The supply and demand for...