Book Depository (previously The Book Depository) is a UK-based online book seller with a large catalogue offered with free shipping to over 160 countries. The store was founded by a former Amazon employee. In 2011 it was acquired by Amazon.
|Type of business||Limited company|
Type of site
|Industry||Bookselling, Online shopping|
|Revenue||£69 million (2010)|
In 2009 and 2010, it won Direct Bookselling Company of the year at the Bookseller Industry Awards and the Queen's Award For Enterprise.
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