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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
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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
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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
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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...

Jul 10, 2013, 10:00 ET
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This Year's National Student Day Set for 10.3.13

Thousands of college stores ready to celebrate student volunteers OBERLIN, Ohio, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 1,680 college...

Apr 15, 2013, 09:54 ET
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NACS Subsidiary indiCo Expands Services to Independent College Stores

Completes acquisition of Connect2One from Nebraska Book Company    indiCo LLC, a subsidiary of the National Association of College...

Nov 20, 2012, 12:02 ET
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National Post-Election Poll Finds Broad-Based Support For Retaining American Opportunity Tax Credit

 An overwhelming majority of Americans support extending an important tax credit that makes higher education more affordable for millions of...

Nov 05, 2012, 10:16 ET
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Second Annual National Student Day Winners Announced

Top 3 stories of volunteerism receive scholarships The National Association of College Stores (NACS) is pleased to announce the...

Oct 04, 2012, 09:10 ET
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College Stores Across North America Celebrate Second National Student Day

Today more than 1,545 college stores across North America are celebrating the second annual National Student Day. Sponsored by the National...

Sep 19, 2012, 12:14 ET
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National Student Day Contest Rewards Volunteers with Scholarships and iPads

 College students that give back by volunteering could win up to $3,000 or an iPad by entering National Student Day's nationwide contest by...

Sep 04, 2012, 10:20 ET
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Saving Textbook Receipts Could Save College Students Up to $2,500

 Keeping track of their course material expenses could help save college students and their families up to $2,500 annually. Under The...

Aug 22, 2012, 12:12 ET
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Purchasing from College Store has Buying Local Benefit

National Association of College Stores touts support for campus, local economy Since the start of a new semester can be overwhelming to...

Aug 16, 2012, 12:01 ET
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Four Textbook Buying Myths Debunked!

Facts students should know before buying college textbooks As students head back to class after summer break, they are bombarded with an...

Aug 15, 2012, 15:03 ET
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College Stores Set Oct. 4 to Recognize Student Volunteerism With National Student Day

Nationwide contest now open The time has come for college students to once again be recognized by college stores for their volunteerism...

Aug 08, 2012, 10:17 ET
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College Stores Earn Gold Medal for Textbook Rentals

Saved college students more than $300 million during 2011-12 school year College students seeking to save money on textbooks need look no...

Jul 31, 2012, 12:06 ET
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Student Spending on Textbooks Continues to Decline

College store innovations helping students save money OBERLIN, Ohio, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students estimate they spend...

Jul 24, 2012, 11:02 ET
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National Association of College Stores Says Proposed Settlement in E-book Pricing Case Is Over-Broad

Says settlement would hamper competition in textbook pricing  The National Association of College Stores (NACS) has requested that the...

Mar 06, 2012, 11:23 ET
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College Stores Employ Technology to Stay Connected with Students

Three stores take home Innovation Achievement Award and $2,000 prize  Sharing the common theme of utilizing technology, three college...

Mar 02, 2012, 10:00 ET
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Collegiate Retailing's Largest Trade Show Opens in Salt Lake City

CAMEX 2012, the higher education retail industry's largest trade show and educational event, opens Friday, March 2 and runs through Tuesday, March...