Status
Acquired by Amazon on July 4, 2011
Headquarters:
Gloucester
Description:
Online book retailer
Founders:
Andrew Crawford
Categories:
Retail, E-Commerce
Website:
http://bookdepository.co.uk

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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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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • The Book Depository Ltd

    Goodridge Business Park,

    Gloucester, GL2 5EB

    GBR

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