How have we helped our partner stores excel? Let out partners tell you in their own words. Find out how having more course material and technology options, access to a comprehensive inventory and exceptional service has made a difference for their institution.
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Expansive inventory & thriving partnerships
SimpleSource is a great way to procure dynamically priced used books from MBS.
"We really like how we can set up different ‘shopping’ cycles and see the big picture for our wantlist by checking on marketplace status, order fulfillment from MBS and adjusting how our list is being worked — daily if desired."Cindy Hawk, M.A., Assistant Director, Book Division, The University of Arizona BookStores
We decided to make the switch to MBS in November of 2014.
"It has been a great decision for our store. Our used book inventory and sell-through continues to climb through our partnership with MBS."Julie Banks, Bookstore Director, University of Dayton
Used books have always been in demand in our industry – now more than ever.
"Our partnership with MBS has allowed us to save our students an additional $95,000 over the past year because of the increase in the number of used copies we’ve received from MBS."David Abrahamson, Manager, Milwaukee School of Engineering Bookstore
The MBS Rental program has been instrumental in allowing our store to grow our rental program into one of the largest in the nation. It has brought lower prices back to the bookstore, which was a big relief for students and professors alike. Even though we drastically reduced prices, our store maintained the same margin. Now we can give students the options they deserve, and let them decide.
Associate Director, UC Davis Stores
MBS Store Technology Solutions
Along the way, MBS has evolved with us.
"There have been so many enhancements, and MBS has answered any issues that we’ve had. We’ve really appreciate the personal relationships that we’ve developed. MBS has met all of our needs."Jeremy Johnson, Executive Director, Auxiliary Services, Kennesaw State University
MBS' support helps us see things through every step of the way
"— every issue that ever comes up. I support other POS systems here on campus. The support teams with the other software packages are not nearly as good as MBS."Robert Ward, Systems Administrator, Utah Valley University
We shipped packages to Asia, the Middle East, South Africa; literally all over the world.
"It was phenomenal. inSite was critical in helping us gain sales. If we didn’t have an online presence, we really would have been behind the eight ball."Andrea Stipp, Director, WSU Bookstore, Wichita State University
Our staff enjoys the flexibility Arc provides. It has met our expectations for ease and functionality. The ability to multitask has increased, we can respond to student needs quicker and we know it will only get better.
Director, University Store, University of Central Missouri
Students love our loyalty program.
"It’s become a huge selling point and helps to continually drive traffic!"Stacy Elofir, Director, University Store at Towson University
MBS Dashboard is pretty impressive.
"It gives me added confidence in the MBS system knowing that it can produce all of the information I need at a moment’s notice."Scott Heiman, Manager, Madison Area Technical College Bookstore
Great learnings about inSite.
"I’ll be able to get our website to be a more viable eCommerce operation."Tom Lucero, Online Retail Manager, Colorado State University