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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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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

By Kshithij Shrinath September 12, 2014

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...

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