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Acquired byAmazon
Date7/2011

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Websitebookdepository.co.uk
Blogbookdepository.co...
Twitter@bookdepository
CategoryeCommerce
Phone01753830600
Emailhelp@bookdeposito...
Employees26
Founded7/2004
DescriptionOnline book retailer

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The Book Depository Ltd
Goodridge Business Park,
Gloucester, GL2 5EB, GBR

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The Book Depository

The Book Depository is the UK’s largest dedicated online bookseller - offering the largest range of titles in the world, available for dispatch within 48 hours.

Founded in 2004 to make “All Books To All” they focus on “selling less of more rather than more of less”, differentiating itself from other retailers who increasingly focus on bestsellers.

Having forged unique publisher and supplier relationships, they have the ability to dispatch over 5 million titles within 48 hours, with free worldwide delivery, enabling customers to find the books they want. As the world’s fastest growing bookseller, The Book Depository saw the last 12 months sales topping£74m, despatching up to 130,000 parcels a week worldwide.

Queen’s Awards for Enterprise - International Trade 2010 British Book Awards 2010 - Direct Bookseller of the Year British Book Awards 2009 - Direct Bookseller of the Year Direct to Consumer Bookseller of the Year 2009

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Above: Live sales
Uploaded: 7/26/09

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  1. Amazon Acquires UK-Based Online Book Retailer The Book Depository For International Expansion (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. The Bookseller (thebookseller.com) [edit]
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