January 2013

No agenda items & 5 schools represented (New Paltz, Binghamton, Fredonia, Canton, Oneonta).

Our overall conversation revolved around ways to increase non textbook revenue in store & online.

If adjusting hours of operation is necessary to help with this.

Upcoming trade show opportunities and clothing trends.

The importance of keeping online store & social media current.

We shared marketing ideas and discussed the “What’s Hot for 2013” session from the day before.

Discussed timing of book returns and challenges w/ HEOA.

We re-visited the idea of a SUNY wide book list & shared the benefits of our Bookstore Advisory Groups.