SAN MATEO, CA and TROY, MI--(Marketwire - Jul 10, 2012) - BookRenter™, the leading textbook rental service, and Edcor, the leading third-party administrator of corporate educational services, today announced a partnership that incorporates a textbook rental offering into Edcor's tuition management solutions. BookRenter will power custom online bookstores for Edcor's clients, offering students both textbook rental and purchase options and providing easy access to and prompt delivery of millions of titles at low prices.
"People across corporate America are heading back to the classroom and, like most students, they are looking to make every dollar count," said Sara Leoni, VP, E-Commerce at BookRenter. "Our partnership with Edcor allows us to deliver our incredible selection and savings to even more students, reaching those who are making an investment in their careers and looking for ways to manage their costs."
Beginning this summer, BookRenter will create and power individual and customized online bookstores for each of Edcor's corporate clients. These stores will offer students who also work at these corporations easy access to the more than 5 million titles that BookRenter offers at savings of up to 80 percent.
"Our mission is to help our clients manage tuition and support their employees' efforts to build their skills through education," said Adrienne L. Way, CEO and President at Edcor. "This partnership will help us continue to provide world-class education services to our clients and provide an easy way to stretch their dollars even further."
BookRenter founded the first textbook rental service in 2006 with a mission to make education more affordable by allowing students to rent textbooks for up to 80 percent off the retail price. BookRenter helps students find the best price, highest quality books, and most flexible rental experience through their campus store or online at www.bookrenter.com. Offering more than 5.5 million titles and serving millions of students on over 5,000 campuses, BookRenter has saved students more than $150 million on their textbooks. With offices in San Mateo, California, BookRenter is a service of Rafter, Inc., a private company that is funded by prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firms. To learn more about how to use BookRenter for all of your textbook rental needs, visit www.bookrenter.com.
As the leader in tuition management solutions, Edcor is widely known as the industry expert. With more than 30 years of experience administering tuition programs, Edcor, a woman-owned business, has reduced costs, increased efficiency and added measurable value to numerous Fortune 1000 companies.
Edcor provides unique solutions that are designed to assemble all of the features and benefits major corporations require, while proactively offering numerous enhancements that will maximize the return on investment, efficiency and cost-effectiveness of a tuition benefits program.