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  • / Technology

    Biblio’s book selections more than double in year

    Asheville, NC-based Biblio.com, a marketplace for sellers of used, rare, and out-of-print books, reports that its listings have exploded to 20 million titles from 9 million a year ago. Biblio.com represents 2,850 used booksellers in 24 countries.

    Posted 06/10/2005Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Asheville, NC-based Biblio.com, a marketplace for sellers of used, rare, and out-of-print books, reports that its listings have exploded to 20 million titles from 9 million a year ago. Biblio.com represents 2,850 used booksellers in 24 countries.
  • / E-Retailers

    Three managers step up as Boris Wertz steps down at AbeBooks

    Boris Wertz transitions out of his role as chief operating officer at AbeBooks, but remains a member of the board. Three others take over his responsibilities as the e-retailer forges “a new-look senior management team.”

    Posted 11/05/2007Don DavisPost a comment

    Boris Wertz transitions out of his role as chief operating officer at AbeBooks, but remains a member of the board. Three others take over his responsibilities as the e-retailer forges “a new-look senior management team.”
  • / Marketing

    AbeBooks.com turns the page on more web site enhancements

    The online independent bookseller is rolling out digital coupons and fine tuning a ratings system that assigns each of its booksellers a series of stars based on the number of successfully fulfilled orders.

    Posted 01/16/2008Mark BrohanPost a comment

    The online independent bookseller is rolling out digital coupons and fine tuning a ratings system that assigns each of its booksellers a series of stars based on the number of successfully fulfilled orders.
  • / E-Retailers

    Audible and Harlequin torridly embrace audio romance

    Web-only audio content retailer Audible.com and Harlequin Enterprises have launched a program enabling subscribers to download two romance novels per month.

    Posted 10/10/2007Mark BrohanPost a comment

    Web-only audio content retailer Audible.com and Harlequin Enterprises have launched a program enabling subscribers to download two romance novels per month.
  • Lucy changes course

    Portland, Ore.-based womenÕs sportswear web retailer Lucy.com, which launched just over a year ago, will close its Internet business next month and focus on offline retail stores. Lucy, which also will discontinue its mail order catalog, cites the high cost of Internet sales and lack of funding for its change of direction. Lucy has one offline store in a Crunch Fitness health club in Manhattan. The company plans to open more stores this year,...

    Posted 01/30/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Portland, Ore.-based womenÕs sportswear web retailer Lucy.com, which launched just over a year ago, will close its Internet business next month and focus on offline retail stores. Lucy, which also will discontinue its mail order catalog, cites the high cost of Internet sales and lack of funding…
  • / Marketing

    Biblio.com extends its reach around the world

    Biblio.com, online retailer of used, rare, and out-of-print books, has reached an agreement with Australia-based BiblioQuest International to provide an online service for independent booksellers worldwide.

    Posted 04/19/2005Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Biblio.com, online retailer of used, rare, and out-of-print books, has reached an agreement with Australia-based BiblioQuest International to provide an online service for independent booksellers worldwide.
  • / Technology

    AbeBooks continues to build its library of companies

    AbeBooks has acquired Chrislands, a company that builds, hosts and maintains online bookstores for used booksellers around the world. It’s the fourth acquisition by AbeBooks in as many years.

    Posted 04/10/2008Katie EvansPost a comment

    AbeBooks has acquired Chrislands, a company that builds, hosts and maintains online bookstores for used booksellers around the world. It’s the fourth acquisition by AbeBooks in as many years.
  • Amazon and BarnesandNoble.com soak up the demand for new Harry Potter book

    Amazon reports that worldwide, it has received 875,000 orders for the forthcoming “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.” BarnesandNoble.com says it has received several hundred thousand orders.

    Posted 05/21/2003Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Amazon reports that worldwide, it has received 875,000 orders for the forthcoming “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.” BarnesandNoble.com says it has received several hundred thousand orders.
  • AbeBooks sets its sites on more international business development

    AbeBooks will continue to pursue foreign business development. A top priority is the overseas expansion of Bookfinder.com, which lets buyers search through over 100 million new, used, rare and out-of-print books for sale from thousands of booksellers.

    Posted 05/23/2007Mark BrohanPost a comment

    AbeBooks will continue to pursue foreign business development. A top priority is the overseas expansion of Bookfinder.com, which lets buyers search through over 100 million new, used, rare and out-of-print books for sale from thousands of booksellers.
  • / E-Retailers

    Abebooks purchases a 40% stake in LibraryThing.com

    The investment bolsters Abebooks’ position as the largest online independent book store and moves the web retailer further into social networking.

    Posted 05/17/2006Bill BriggsPost a comment

    The investment bolsters Abebooks’ position as the largest online independent book store and moves the web retailer further into social networking.

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