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Georgetown’s campus bookstore, which possesses an exclusive contract with Follett Corporation, has introduced rental and buyback programs to combat the challenge posed by alternative, affordable online vendors.

Bookstore Fights Online Vendors

The rise of online bookstores offering students textbooks at lower prices has prompted universities to launch rental and buyback programs in order to compensate for the loss of revenue. Despite their best efforts, however, Georgetown students still view the bookstore as the more overpriced option. Georgetown’s campus bookstore has entered[Read More…]

by September 12, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Textbook Rentals in Near Future for Students

Chegg.com, one of many companies specializing in textbook rentals that has popped up in recent years, seeks to drive down prices for students, but in its quest to extend its reach to Georgetown, the company faces stiff competition from larger book companies. According to Dan Rosensweig, the CEO of Chegg.com,[Read More…]

by April 9, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized