Company Overview

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Status:
Acquired by Amazon
Founded:
1996
Founders:
Florian Heinemann, Boris Wertz
Headquarters:
Victoria
Categories:
Textbooks, Curated Web
Description:
AbeBooks, an Amazon subsidiary, is an online marketplace for new, used, rare and out-of-print books from thousands of sellers.

Detailed Description

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AbeBooks is an online marketplace for books, listing over 110 million new, used, rare, and out of print books from 13,500 sellers. AbeBooks offers a range of services including support, HomeBase inventory management software, and five international sites to reach global markets. The company often fills a niche for Amazon in finding hard-to-find or out-of-print books.

AbeBooks is an Amazon subsidiary.

Current Team (3)

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Past Team (1)

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Investments (1)

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Board Members and Advisors (1)

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Products (2)

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Acquisitions (4)

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Offices/Locations (2)

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  • Euorpean Office

    Ronsdorfer Str. 77a

    Düsseldorf, 40233

    DEU

  • Corporate Headquarters

    655 Tyee Road

    Suite 500

    Victoria, V9A 6X5

    CAN

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