Endicott College announced today that it has selected Barnes & Noble College (BNC) to manage all course materials, retail and online operations for its campus bookstore, effective May 9, 2022. BNC will offer a suite of innovative programs and services to support academic success for students and faculty, in addition to delivering an expanded merchandise assortment and engaging retail experience.
"College bookstores provide a vital service to all members of the community, including students and alumni," said Anthony Ferullo, Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Finance at Endicott College. "We look forward to delivering an industry-leading on-campus and online experience to our community with our new partner, Barnes & Noble College."
The Endicott College Bookstore will ensure students and faculty are supported with everything they need to succeed, including the industry’s largest inventory of affordable physical and digital course materials backed by a price-match program, convenient options for ordering and receiving materials, including in-store pickup or delivery.
Faculty will gain access to the market-leading BNC Adoption & Insights Portal (AIP), which allows them to easily research and submit affordable course material selections, further driving choice and student success. AIP will also provide Endicott’s academic leadership with the ability to view real-time adoption rates and submission progress at the school or departmental level, and communicate directly with faculty from within the portal.
The Endicott College Bookstore will offer an expanded assortment of school-branded apparel, gifts, school supplies, and more. And through its strategic alliance with Fanatics and Lids, BNC will deliver an unparalleled, best-in-class assortment of apparel and an exceptional retail experience to the Endicott community. Merchandise will be available both in store and online through the website or mobile app, delivered with a dynamic and personalized experience.
“We are very excited to partner with Endicott College as its new bookstore operator,” said Marc Eckhart, Executive Vice President of Strategic Partnerships for Barnes & Noble College. “We support Endicott’s forward-thinking mission of providing a career-focused education, and look forward to offering a wide range of academic solutions and a seamless retail experience that will help to drive success for students in the classroom and beyond.”