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Nebraska Book Company

Nebraska Book Company, Inc. began in 1915 with a single college store near the University of Nebraska campus, and it is still headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States.[1] Following World War II, when the supply of new textbooks could not meet the demand created by returning ex-GI students, NBC began buying books back from students at the end of the term and reselling them as used, helping to develop a used textbook industry. The company emerged from bankruptcy in 2012.[2][3] Nebraska Book Company's customer base includes students, parents, faculty and alumni. The company provides wholesale textbook distribution and technology services to approximately 2,500 bookstores.[4]

Nebraska Book Company
Industry Course Material and Retail Software Management
Founded 1915
Headquarters Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Website nebook.com

In 2010 the company rebranded its retail operations as Neebo. Neebo.com is the company's online portal, offering college textbooks, textbook rentals, e-textbooks, and college-branded merchandise.[5] Follett acquired Neebo in 2015.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Our History". Nebraska Book Company. Retrieved 8 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "A new chapter for Nebraska Book Company". Omaha World Herald. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Nebraska Book Company Emerges From Bankruptcy". WOWR NBC Omaha. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Nebraska Book Company - Company Information". Hoovers. Retrieved December 25, 2014. 
  5. ^ Dover, Haley (September 2, 2010). "Nebraska Bookstore gets new name, Neebo". Daily Nebraskan. Retrieved December 25, 2014. 
  6. ^ Star, RICHARD PIERSOL / Lincoln Journal. "60 Lincoln jobs to be lost as Nebraska Book Co. sells retail division". JournalStar.com. Retrieved 2016-08-02. 

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