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What to Expect at ICBA 2021

What to Expect at ICBA 2021

ICBA is right around the corner. ICBA is one of the biggest tradeshows for campus bookstores to attend and connects stores with some of our top vendors. ICBA, is being held virtually this year. But not to worry, we can still expect an engaging and informative conference like years before. We’d like to take some … Continue reading

5 Trends to Watch in 2021

5 Trends to Watch in 2021

Sooner or later, things will return to normal. We can all put 2020 behind us and start moving forward. Here’s a look at what’s going to be trending in 2021, according to NACS. Retailers have rolled out new technologies to keep up with shoppers’ needs. Brands are combining forces. Headspace partners with Spotify, Alo and … Continue reading

2020 Back-to-School Spending Trends

2020 Back-to-School Spending Trends

Even with the uncertainty of returning to campus and the possibility of students taking the year off, college spending is expected to increase according to National Retail Federation. While back-to-school spending is expected to increase, NRF is anticipating consumers will shop at fewer places. It’s estimated that students and families will spend $1,059.20 on average … Continue reading

5 Ways to Provide a Personalized Shopping Experience

5 Ways to Provide a Personalized Shopping Experience

As a result of COVID-19, we’ve seen a huge shift in retail. In April, retail sales took the largest dive on record falling 16.4% and eCommerce sites like Amazon increased 8.4%. Large retailers have been able to adapt and provide faster delivery times and better pricing. This will make it difficult for smaller retailers to … Continue reading