Academic Solutions · Article
New Research Reveals Attitudes Toward Collegiate Retail
In our annual Student Pulse survey, college students expressed high levels of satisfaction with their BNC campus store, including the overall experience, excellent customer service and quality of the dedicated, local store team. The campus store remained students’ #1 destination for course materials and school-branded apparel.
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Academic Solutions · Article
Student Impact Driving Rapid Growth of the First Day Complete Program
In a recent student survey, 83% of participants said First Day® Complete, BNC’s equitable access program, had a positive impact on their classroom success. As of Fall 2023, the program will be offered through 157 campus stores, representing nearly 800,000 college students nationwide.
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Academic Solutions · Article
Supporting Student and Campus Well-Being: Be Well. Be You.™ by Barnes & Noble College
In response to the growing number of students experiencing stress and anxiety, Barnes & Noble College has launched a new initiative to support the well-being of students and the campus communities it serves. Be Well. Be You.™ by Barnes & Noble College, is a thoughtfully curated collection of products that is designed to calm and recharge the mind and body.
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Academic Solutions · report
Barnes & Noble College Retail Portfolio
Our new retail portfolio showcases BNC’s innovative approach, including a highly visual look at merchandise curation, store design, course material delivery and more.
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Retail Reimagined · case study
Promotions for National Championship Win Drive 1,674% Sales Increase
As the University of Michigan’s campus store partner, Barnes & Noble College says Go Blue all year long, ensuring Wolverines can get the spirit gear they crave to cheer their teams on to victory – during the regular season and beyond.
05 / 09 / 2024
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Academic Solutions · case study
FIU Launches First Day Complete: BNC Blueprint for Implementation Drives Successful Start
When FIU implemented First Day® Complete, branded as Panther Book Pack, it launched an expansive marketing and communications campaign to students, parents, faculty and the community. BNC and FIU worked together closely throughout the strategic planning and launch process, supporting a successful rollout; at the end of the first term, 80% of participating students said they would recommend the program.
06 / 03 / 2023
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Retail Reimagined · case study
Driving a 160% sales increase for South Carolina with NCAA Tournament Merchandise
When UofSC won the 2022 NCAA women’s basketball tournament, fans wanted to celebrate with championship merchandise. BNC had it ready to buy online in 4 minutes – and partnered with the university on a monthlong campaign, building excitement and driving a 160% sales increase YTD.
10 / 27 / 2022
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Retail Reimagined · case study
Triple-Digit Sales Increases: Merchandise & Promotions After Ole Miss Championship Win
After the University of Mississippi won the 2022 College World Series, BNC had championship merchandise available to buy in real time. Sales increased in store, and online sales skyrocketed, with increases of 718% year over year for school spirit clothing.
09 / 26 / 2022
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Academic Solutions · case study
First Day® Complete Drives Enrollment Increase at EKU
The university implemented the equitable access program to ensure students had the resources they needed. It demonstrated support for student success and encouraged prospective students and parents to move EKU to the top of their priority list.
04 / 21 / 2022
Academic Solutions · case study
KCTCS: Pioneering Inclusive Access
Over the last 10 years, students at KCTCS have saved $42.5M on course materials while enjoying simplified, convenient and highly personalized concierge service. Faculty have seen – and continue to see – improvements in student retention and success in the classroom.
03 / 18 / 2022
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Academic Solutions · case study
Box of Books: More Affordable, Convenient Delivery of Course Materials
With a busy, budget-conscious student body in mind, Onondaga Community College wanted to reduce the cost of course materials – and make it easier to get them before the first day of class.
01 / 27 / 2022
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Academic Solutions · case study
Boosting Student Preparation and Savings at Campbell University
Learn how Campbell University saved students an average of 65% on course materials with 90% of students were prepared on the first day of class.
01 / 27 / 2022
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Academic Solutions · case study
Providing Enhanced Student Support
Providence College levels the playing field for students, ensuring that regardless of how they pay for their education, they have the materials they need to be successful.
08 / 12 / 2021