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NACS Virtual Lunch Dates, an audio conference, are convenient and affordable way to stay informed about emerging trends, industry issues that impact your business, and to connect with your peers across the industry for FREE! These peer-to-peer discussions are held via conference call. Come ask a question, share your ideas, listen to what others are doing, and get a few ideas along the way.

  • At 1:00 p.m. Eastern (12 p.m. Central, 11:00 a.m. Mountain, and
    10:00 a.m. Pacific)
  • By calling (760) 569-7676, then enter the access code 442618#
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Upcoming Calls 

  • Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

       Topic: Smoothing The Rough Edges of Rush: How Digital Shelf Tags Can Change Your Rush

       Host: Brian Groves, CCR, Director of Retail Services, UC Book Store, University Colorado-Boulder

       Description: For years, brick-and-mortar retailers have dreamed of the kind of real-time pricing
      their ecommerce sites enjoy—a price change with a click. With digital shelf tags this dream is now
      a reality. Imagine a rush where course material shelf tags are accurate, updated within moments,
      boosting productivity, maximizing sales, and control pricing with ease and flexibility. Digital shelf
      tags will eliminate manual errors, increase customer loyalty, and have complete control over your
      price adjustments. It's cost-effective and easy to maintain. Join industry innovator, Brian Groves, CCR,
      as he shares how his store is living the reality. Use this time to ask Brian questions so you too can
      share in the dream.


      Access the PowerPoint slide deck (6MB) or a PDF version (4MB).

      This program was a NACS Foundation Innovation Achievement Award Honorable Mention.


  • Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2014

    Topic: TBD
  • Date: Wednesday, June 18, 2014

  • Topic: Ins and Outs of Creative Common's Licensing Model

    Host: Dr. Cable Green, Director of Global Learning, Creative Commons

    Description:Open Educational Resources (OER) have the potential to expand the knowledge market
    and contribute to increased affordability of course materials for higher education. NACS believes college
    stores are well positioned to play an active role in helping with the acquisition of open educational
    resources on behalf of faculty who choose to use them in the classroom, as well as the multiple-format
    distribution of such materials to students.

    One such OER leader is Creative Commons-a global non-profit organization that enables sharing and
    reusing of material through a provision of free copyright licenses. As more states enact OER initiatives,
    it is important that college stores be knowledgeable with the Creative Commons licensing model to help
    faculty, students, and the campus community navigate the model.



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