Renting Textbooks?

Source: TechCrunch (September 2010)

Textbook Rentals Go Into Hypergrowth: Bookrenter Says Revenues Are Growing 725 Percent

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Textbooks are expensive. College students are always looking for cheaper alternatives. Now they may have one.


Some questions for discussion:

  1. What is the business model?
  2. Do you think that textbook publishers are happy to move in this direction? Explain.
  3. What is the difference between textbooks and regular books?
  4. Do you think publishers of regular books might move in this direction in the future?


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Comments: 2
  • #1

    Přemo (Wednesday, 04 July 2012 22:02)

    will come back quickly

  • #2

    Ondrej (Friday, 28 September 2012 08:02)

    Nice one info, thanks