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2011-08-17 07:02:00

LINCOLN, Neb., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Neebo, the retail division of the Nebraska Book Company, today announced that it has hired Gwen M. Clancy, a former district team leader for Target Corp., as an Area Vice President to oversee the company's Southwest College Stores. Beginning Monday, August 22, Clancy will assume leadership responsibility for half of the company's U.S. retail store locations, totaling nearly 150 college textbook stores. She will be based in Castle Rock, CO....

2011-06-21 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AcademicPub, the higher education unit of SharedBook Inc., today made a three-part announcement underscoring rapid adoption of the service since its April 2011 launch. According to Caroline Vanderlip, CEO, SharedBook Inc., entered into two new publishing relationships, including one with industry-leader Springer Science + Business Media, and two new distribution partnerships. These innovations will ease the ability of educators to create content...

2011-01-31 16:01:00

LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC Acquisition Corp., (parent company of Nebraska Book Co., Inc.) will host its quarterly conference call to discuss fiscal 2011 3rd quarter results on February 15th, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. central time (10:00 a.m. eastern). The call can be accessed by calling 800 230-1074. A replay of the call will be available from 11:00 a.m. central time on February 15th, 2011, until 11:59 p.m. central time on February 22nd, 2011, by calling 800 475-6701 in...

2011-01-04 10:17:00

LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nebraska Book Company today released a startling shopping trend with college students - students prefer renting textbooks through the local college bookstore over online rental companies. According to a recent study the Company conducted through Crux Research, over 80% of college students who rented textbooks prefer to rent textbooks through the local college bookstore versus going online assuming bookstore pricing is comparable to that of the...

2010-11-01 13:23:00

LINCOLN, Neb., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC Acquisition Corp., (parent company of Nebraska Book Co., Inc.) will host its quarterly conference call to discuss fiscal 2011 2nd quarter results on November 15th, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. central time (10:00 a.m. eastern). The call can be accessed by calling 800 230-1059. A replay of the call will be available from 11:00 a.m. central time on November 15th, 2010, until 11:59 p.m. central time on November 22nd, 2010, by calling 800 475-6701 in...

2010-09-13 12:27:00

LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Nebraska Book Company, a leader in the college bookstore industry, unveiled a comprehensive textbook rental program for the fall term designed to lower textbook prices for students, promote the value of students shopping at the local college bookstore and ensure the college bookstore remains financially solid. The program works in conjunction with the college bookstore to support the rental of thousands of textbooks while maintaining store margins...


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