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Follett Acquires ClassBook

February 23, 2016
MCHENRY, ILL., AND CASTLETON,N.Y. – Follett announced today it has acquired ClassBook, one of the K-12 education industry’s leaders in customized online bookstores that serve schools, teachers, parents, and students. Founded in 1992 and based near Albany, N.Y., ClassBook provides private and parochial schools with 24/7 bookstores, streamlining and personalizing the ordering and ...

As College Costs Continue to Increase, Textbook Costs Decline

August 19, 2015
WESTCHESTER, IL – While tuition prices continue to soar, the cost of textbooks and other course material is being kept in check by an increasing number and variety of low-cost alternatives. In the 2014-2015 school year; college students spent an annual average of $563 on textbooks and course materials, according to the National Association of College Stores. That's down ...

Follett Announces New Virtual Store Solution

July 21, 2014
WESTCHESTER, IL – Follett today announced the launch of  Follett Virtual Campus (FVC), a pure ecommerce  solution for higher education and PreK-12 institutions that provides quick access to needed materials such as textbooks, supplies, technology, gifts and apparel without the footprint of a local store. Formerly Follett Virtual Bookstores, FVC is a full service ...