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There are some real inefficiencies and frustrations that come with sourcing online and from other stores
Marketplace connects bookstores directly to each other to facilitate the trade of textbooks among peers nationwide. It also consolidates national inventory online into one location, to be sourced in bulk on a single order invoice.
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Buy from a network of peer college stores and the online Marketplace. All with one checkout and invoice.
Rather than receiving your purchased books at inconvenient times, stores have the option to compile their orders into a Bin & Hold.
You can completely automate your "want list" inventory search, designate price parameters and organize all of the found inventory in a user-friendly shopping cart, making the whole process easy and fast.
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Automated Pricing Tool - Maximize your profits with little or no effort by using the automated pricing tool, which adjusts your books' prices as demand dictates.
Bulk Transactions - Sell high quantities of textbooks to peer college stores in a single transaction.
Multiple Sell Lists - Not all books are created equal. Manage, price and sell different book types differently (such as dead stock vs. excess inventory).
No. Marketplace is a free service with no monthly or annual membership fees.
Sellers pay a 9% fee for any books sold on Marketplace, which is 50% less than standard fees found on other sites like Amazon and half.com. With a clean, straightforward fee structure, we have tried to remove the pricing complexities typically associated with buying and selling textbooks.
Yes. Purchasing books within Marketplace is a quick, efficient process. In fact, with just a few clicks you can upload and search for your entire want list.
It depends on the season, but when aggregating all peer inventory, Sidewalk inventory, and Sidewalk partner inventory, there are usually more than thirty million books available at any given time.
One of the biggest benefits to using Marketplace is that we back every transaction. All payments flow through us, and many of the shipments originate from our operations facility in Ogden, UT. Not only do we make every effort to ensure sellers fulfill orders accurately per plan, but we stand behind the service.