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Jul 21, 2016, 12:10 ET New Report from National Association of College Stores Shows Increase in Use of Digital Course Materials

The preference for digital course materials by college students is gradually increasing according to the National Association of College Stores'...


Apr 12, 2016, 11:31 ET National Association of College Stores Reaches Agreement with Bigger Words on Textbook Savings Claims

 The National Association of College Stores (NACS), the professional trade association representing the collegiate retailing industry, today...


Apr 01, 2015, 10:33 ET Course Material Rentals Up Significantly Among College Students

College students are increasingly taking advantage of the lower-cost option of renting their course materials, with 40.4% of students renting at...


Aug 25, 2014, 10:59 ET Back To Class: College Stores Provide Students Many Ways To Save This Fall

 It's a common misperception that the college store gouges students on textbook sales, but nothing could be further from the truth. The more...


Aug 19, 2014, 10:34 ET Back to Class: 10 Money-Saving Tips on Textbooks From the College Store

 With the cost of a year's worth of required course materials averaging $638*, college students constantly seek ways to save money when it...


Aug 07, 2014, 11:11 ET Back to Class: The Straight Facts about Your College Bookstore

There are many misconceptions circulating today about college course materials and the campus bookstore:  It's too expensive to buy or rent...


Jan 30, 2014, 15:00 ET Use of Free or Low-Cost Course Materials Slow to Catch On

 A study released today of a statewide effort in Washington to offer free or reduced-cost course materials for the most popular community...


Oct 03, 2013, 10:03 ET College Stores Celebrate Third National Student Day

 Today more than 1,800 college stores across North America are celebrating the third annual National Student Day. Sponsored by the National...