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USWeb/CKS Redesigns Site For VarsityBooks.com

Santa Clara, CA-based USWeb/CKS Corp. launched a redesigned e-commerce site for VarsityBooks.com, an online seller of discounted college textbooks.

USWeb/CKS said it constructed a stronger technical architecture and an interface designed to help students save time and money when buying college textbooks. Billings were not disclosed.

The project included the deployment of a new enterprise-level e-commerce platform, the integration of e-commerce services with existing business systems, real-time ordering and tracking, and augmented inventory management controls. USWeb/CKS also designed more sophisticated search capabilities that help students find textbooks by accessing the course curricula of colleges and universities nationwide. Also redesigned were the navigation and user interface to improve the student's online experience.