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2014-06-09 08:22:29

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty years ago an innovation forever changed fueling -- and even retail as a whole -- when convenience store operator John Roscoe flipped the switch at a convenience store in Westminster, Colorado, to activate the first U.S. remote access self-service gasoline pumps. On June 10, 1964, the store sold a little more than $36 of gas -- 124 gallons to be exact -- but selling fuel would never be the same. It also supercharged the...

2011-12-27 14:00:00

Diversified Business Communications is proud to announce the appointment of Lisa Murray to the position of Director, SPAR Point Group. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) December 27, 2011 SPAR Point Group, long-time operator of the worldwide SPAR conferences and SPARPointGroup.com, the premiere venues for information about the technology and business of 3D data capture, is proud to announce the appointment of Lisa Murray to the position of Director, SPAR Point Group. She will be charged with taking...

2011-08-01 11:00:00

National Student Day set for Oct. 6 OBERLIN, Ohio, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- College students across North America will be recognized by college stores Oct. 6 for their volunteerism during the first annual National Student Day. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110801/DC44025) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110118/MM31761LOGO) National Student Day, sponsored by the National Association of College Stores (NACS) is a day dedicated to celebrating and...

2011-07-28 09:20:00

College stores offer more than just textbooks OBERLIN, Ohio, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 investigate the options at their local college stores. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110118/MM31761LOGO) College stores are so much more than a place to buy textbooks. Many offer a variety of merchandise and products...

2011-02-23 08:11:00

OBERLIN, Ohio and SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of College Stores (NACS), the leading resource and advocate for the higher education retail market, and BookRenter, the largest and fastest growing online textbook platform, today announced a strategic partnership designed to help college stores become the ultimate source of affordable textbooks. NACS, through its subsidiary NACSCORP, will begin offering three new BookRenter services to its 3,100...

2011-01-18 13:37:00

National Association of College Stores predicts increased selection for students OBERLIN, Ohio, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Approximately 2,200 college stores offered textbook rental programs of some kind this past fall, and students can expect even more options - both in the number of schools and titles - in coming months, according to the latest calculations of OnCampus Research, a division of The National Association of College Stores (NACS). (Logo:...

2010-10-15 08:00:00

HUNT VALLEY, Md., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Game Trading Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GMTD, "GTTI", the "Company"), a leading provider of comprehensive trading solutions for video game retailers, publishers, rental companies and consumers is pleased to have had representatives attend the National Association of Convenience Stores ("NACS") trade show, offering attendees ideas and strategies that promote growth, attract customers, build brands and improve bottom lines....

2010-08-18 10:24:00

National Association of College Stores calls local campus stores a 'sure thing' OBERLIN, Ohio, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- OnCampus Research, a division of the National Association of College Stores (NACS) found that 26% of college students went online to purchase their textbooks in 2009. However, buying online is not always the safest option. According to the 2010 Identity Fraud Survey Report by Javelin Strategy and Research, a financial industry research and consulting firm,...


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