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For Cheaper Textbooks Buy Early

August 26, 2012

A new report by investigated 3 years of Aug textbook sales info to find that the cost of used books rises as much as ten percent as the high school year approaches.  When summer slowly fades away, even the price of rental textbooks can increase as much as 7%.  “It’s basic commercial principles,” related Jeff Cohen, Managing Director of, in a press release.

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“Used books are the baseline of all pricing.  As used books sell out and there are less of this fascinating commodity, the cost of the leftover used books starts to rise to reflect demand and deficiency.  Rental costs are usually tied to the used-book market and increase too.” Cohen added that if they plan in advance, it can be comparatively easy for scholars to economize on course materials.  The key, he announced, is to buy early, compare costs and secure savings before reduced-priced items sell out.

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