EDMOND, Okla. — Petra Education, a division of Petra Industries, the nation’s leading wholesale distributor of consumer electronics, wireless accessories, custom installation products, mobile audio/video accessories and appliance connection supplies, has signed an agreement with NACSCORP as a major distribution partner within the college store market.
NACSCORP, a subsidiary of the National Association of College Stores, helps education retailers compete successfully by providing books, general merchandise, and expert retail services to its nearly 3400 college store customers.
This partnership will provide a targeted technology accessories program to meet the needs of the ever-evolving college student. NACSCORP customers will gain the advantage of Petra Education’s product knowledge along with adding a focused approach to category management. Petra Education will work hand-in-hand with NACSCORP to create planograms that incorporate top brands from Petra Education’s well-established vendor partners, allowing stores to purchase an expanded assortment and customize their product offerings.
“Staying current with a rapidly changing technology accessory business can be daunting to the independent retail buyer,” said Petra President Tate Morgan. “Combining our experience and product knowledge with NACSCORP’s channel expertise will make it easier for college stores to manage accessory categories and simplify their assortment choices.”
Categories to be featured within this partnership include power accessories, smartphone and tablet cases, batteries, gaming accessories, earbuds, headphones and accessories for Apple® products, just to name a few. For more information on Petra Education, visit http://education.petra.com.
Headquartered in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area for more than 30 years, Petra carries more than 20,000 products from more than 500 manufacturers. Petra’s mission is “Service with Integrity; Value Delivered!” Petra offers same-day shipping for orders placed before 6:00 p.m. CDT, a lowest-price guarantee to beat any competitive distributor’s price on an identical item, expert sales support, a no minimum order policy and 24-hour ordering from its website or mobile website. Petra is a member of CEA, CEDIA, CTIA and NACS. For more information on Petra, visit www.petra.com or call 1-800-443-6975.
Since 1963, Oberlin, Ohio-based NACSCORP LLC has been a leading national wholesale distributor and retail services provider for resellers in the collegiate marketplace, offering a wide breadth of books, general merchandise and comprehensive merchandising programs. It serves nearly 3,400 college stores and offers more than nine million text and trade book titles from 15,000 publishers –including six million print-on-demand titles. NACSCORP is a wholly-owned, for-profit subsidiary of the National Association of College Stores, the professional trade association for the collegiate retailing industry.