A sampling of e-retailer and vendor announcements from the NRF show floor this week.
Bigwords is the first price comparison site to include Amazon textbook rentals.
ANNAPOLIS, MD, Aug 08, 2012 -- BIGWORDS announced today on its BIGWORDS Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/bigwordsdotcom ) that it is the first price comparison site to include Amazon textbook rentals. Amazon textbook rentals are now available right alongside all other textbook offerings in BIGWORDS.com price comparison results. Check the page for additional details -- and a surprising picture of BIGWORDS CEO Jeff Sherwood.
"The most important aspect of BIGWORDS mission is to be on the forefront of every change in the textbook industry so students can rely on our recommendation to find the cheapest copy of the right book, every time," said Sherwood. "To that end, we are proud to have been confidentially selected as a launch participant for Amazon's textbook rental service, and we anticipate they will have fantastic selection and pricing."
Wherever the best prices are, BIGWORDS.com ( www.bigwords.com ) will find them. Whether that is renting, or buying then selling, tens of thousands of college students rely on BIGWORDS every year to sift through all the hype and come up with the best way to get textbooks. BIGWORDS is currently saving students $1,000 per year on average by comparing every textbook source in one place.
BIGWORDS.com is owned by Bigger Words, Inc., based in Annapolis, MD. Since 2001, the BIGWORDS.com price comparison site has been saving students more and more money on textbooks through its proprietary Multi-Item Price Optimization(TM) technology. BIGWORDS stays on top of the multitude of retail textbook business models, so that students can rely it to find the cheapest copy of the right textbook, every time.