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is the world’s largest online marketplace for new, used, rare,
and out-of-print books. Millions of new, used, rare, and out-of-print
books are offered for sale through the AbeBooks websites from
thousands of booksellers around the world. AbeBooks is a subsidiary
of Amazon.com, Inc. AbeBooks, an online bookselling pioneer,
was acquired in December 2008 and remains a stand-alone operation
with headquarters in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, and
a European office in Dusseldorf, Germany. AbeBooks connects
those who buy books with those who sell them, providing an abundant
selection at affordable prices. Every day, thousands of people
find books they want on AbeBooks. Whether it’s new, used, rare,
or out-of-print, it can be found here, through their community
of over 13,000 independent booksellers from around the globe.
In AbeBooks’ inventory of over 100 million books, readers find
bestsellers, collectors find rare books, students find textbooks,
and bargain hunters find books discounted up to 90%. By creating
a secure and easy-to-search database and maintaining high standards,
AbeBooks has established a dynamic online marketplace for books,
and a community that booklovers return to, again and again.
The average bookseller lists approximately 5,000 books AbeBooks
has high traffic sites, with over 4 million people visiting
each month Customers perform nearly 2 million book searches
on the AbeBooks websites each day. All transactions occur between
buyer and seller; AbeBooks never sees the book (a “low touch”
model similar to Ebay). A reliable source for rare and out-of-print
books which we recommend to our site visitors without hesitation.
Books uses the power of business to change the world. They collect
and sell books online to donate books and fund literacy initiatives
worldwide. With more than 8 million new and used titles in stock,
they’re a self-sustaining, triple-bottom-line company that creates
social, economic and environmental value for all our stakeholders.
Every book sold on either of Better World Books' e-commerce
sites has free shipping included, with no minimum purchase,
to anywhere in the world. Better World Books is the socially
conscious consumer's bookstore of choice. BetterWorldBooks.com
offers the lowest shipping rates on the Web: free shipping worldwide.
They are able to offer these great rates because, unlike most
other online used booksellers, they have all of their used books
physically in stock. At any one time, around 3 million books
are on the shelves of their Indiana warehouse. In addition to
selling new titles, Better World Books supports book drives
and collects used books and textbooks through a network of over
2,300 college campuses and partnerships with over 3,000 libraries
nationwide. So far, the company has converted more than 117
million books into over $15 million in funding for literacy
and education. In the process, we’ve also diverted more than
73,000 tons of books from landfills.
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