Amazon has launched a shopping comparison iPhone app for textbooks. Using the app, students can compairson shop for the best prices for their textbooks based on the current semester’s syllabus by scanning a barcode.
The app also helps students resell their books after they finish the semester. Julie Todaro, VP of Books at Amazon, stated:. “For eligible textbooks, when they’re done with the book, they can scan the barcode, see the trade-in price, and submit the books for trade-in with Amazon, all right from their phone.”
Amazon is also using the app to promote the Amazon Student program, which gives college students access to Free Two-Day shipping.