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

Students estimate they spend $655 annually on required course materials – that is down from $667 two years ago and from $702 four years ago,...


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

The National Association of College Stores (NACS) has requested that the Department of Justice and the U.S District Court for the Southern District...


Mar 02, 2012, 10:00 ET 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 6, ...


Feb 27, 2012, 12:00 ET National Association of College Stores Resolves Amazon Litigation

The National Association of College Stores (NACS) has resolved litigation with Amazon.com Inc. over the issue of Amazon's pricing claims in...


Feb 16, 2012, 09:24 ET College Stores Save Students Money Through Encouraging Custom Course Materials

Custom publishing is making its way into the spotlight in the college bookstore industry as a way to save students money and build relationships with ...


Jan 31, 2012, 10:35 ET Textbook Rental Programs at College Stores Continue to Grow

College students seeking to save money on textbooks need look no further than their local college store. More than 2,500 college stores now offer...


Jan 17, 2012, 10:10 ET 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. (Logo:...


Jan 12, 2012, 10:00 ET Estimated Student Spending on Textbooks Declines

Students estimate they spend $655 annually on required course materials – that is down from $667 two years ago and from $702 four years ago,...


Jan 10, 2012, 10:28 ET Weight Loss Resolution Hard to Keep for College Students

The key to a successful diet consists of two parts: eating healthy and exercise. Yet, the lack of both healthy food choices and time to work out...


Oct 26, 2011, 11:08 ET Saving Textbook Receipts Could Save College Students up to $2,500

Keeping track of their course material expenses could save college students and their families up to $2,500 annually. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire....


Sep 07, 2011, 12:11 ET National Student Day Contest Includes Cash Scholarships, iPads

College students who volunteer their time and energy to charitable causes now have the opportunity to win valuable prizes, ranging from a $3,000...


Sep 01, 2011, 02:11 ET College Stores Strive to Save Students Big Money

While the price of textbooks can represent a significant cost to students, college stores around the country are consistently doing their part to...


Aug 30, 2011, 12:01 ET Retail Inkjet Solutions Joins National Student Day Celebration

The National Association of College Stores (NACS) is pleased to announce that Retail Inkjet Solutions (RIS) is joining the celebration of the first...


Aug 24, 2011, 12:35 ET 10 Steps to Saving Money on Textbooks

Textbooks and course materials provide college students with vital information that they need to do well in class. However, with the rising cost of...


Aug 16, 2011, 12:03 ET Why Everything You Believe about Buying College Textbooks is Wrong

As students head back to class after the summer break they will be bombarded with a multitude of options and inaccurate information about the best...


Aug 09, 2011, 03:04 ET Purchasing from College Stores has Buying Local Benefit

The start of a new semester can be overwhelming to many college students and the convenience of one-stop-shopping at the college store can be...


Aug 01, 2011, 12:00 ET College Stores to Recognize Students for Being Socially Responsible

College students across North America will be recognized by college stores Oct. 6 for their volunteerism during the first annual National Student Day....


Jul 28, 2011, 10:20 ET College Stores: The One-Stop-Shop

College students looking for a place where they can buy textbooks and toiletries, plan their spring break, and try out yoga with their friends should ...


Jul 21, 2011, 02:58 ET College Stores Offer Choices to Save Students Money on Course Materials

With the students expecting to spend an average of $667 annually on required course materials, students are continually looking for ways to get their ...


May 31, 2011, 12:30 ET National Association of College Stores Asks Federal Judge to Dismiss Lawsuit Filed by Amazon.com

The National Association of College Stores (NACS), Oberlin, OH, has filed a motion in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington...


May 04, 2011, 03:52 ET National Association of College Stores Statement Regarding Amazon.com's Lawsuit

Yesterday Amazon.com Inc. filed a complaint for declaratory relief against the National Association of College Stores (NACS), Oberlin, OH, in U.S....


Apr 28, 2011, 10:17 ET National Survey Reveals College Student Buying Habits

Insight into the world of college student shopping habits is now available in the latest Student Watch study conducted by OnCampus Research, a...


Mar 17, 2011, 10:11 ET Textbooks Eligible For IRS Tax Credit

As tax day (April 18) quickly approaches, don't forget to tap into the benefits of the American Opportunity Tax Credit (AOTC). The National...


Feb 24, 2011, 09:46 ET Collegiate Retailing's Largest Trade Show Opens in Houston on Friday

CAMEX 2011, the higher education retail industry's largest trade show and educational event, opens Friday, Feb. 25 and runs through Tuesday, March 1, ...


Feb 15, 2011, 04:02 ET NACS & RIS to Offer Inkjet Refill Service

The National Association of College Stores (NACS) www.nacs.org, Oberlin OH, and Retail Inkjet Solutions (RIS) www.retailinkjet.com, Carlsbad CA,...