Thriftbooks
Get Thriftbooks essential facts below. View Videos or join the Thriftbooks discussion. Add Thriftbooks to your Like2do.com topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
Thriftbooks
Thrift Books Global, LLC
Private
IndustryRetail
Founded2003
FoundersDaryl Butcher, Jason Meyer
HeadquartersTukwila, Washington
Key people
Mike Ward, President
ProductsNew and used media. books, DVDs, etc.
Websitewww.thriftbooks.com

ThriftBooks, headquartered in Tukwila, Washington, is a large web-based used bookseller.[1] Thrift Books sells used books, DVDs, CDs, VHS tapes, video games, and audio cassettes. ThriftBooks' business model "is based on achieving economies of scale through automation".[2]

Selling nearly 12 million books a year, ThriftBooks is one of the largest sellers of used books in the U.S.[3] Headquartered near Seattle, Washington, it has ten warehouses across the United States.

ThriftBooks was founded in the summer of 2003 by Daryl Butcher and Jason Meyer. The two created software that allowed them to organize and list thousands of book titles per day. ThriftBooks also operates a number of subsidiaries including the Atlanta Book Company, Blue Cloud Books, Books Squared, Free State Books, Gray Sky Books,[4] Green Duck Books,[5] Green Earth Books, Green Grass Books,[6] Motor City Books, Peach Land Books,[7] Purple Mountain Books,[8] Red Crab Books,[9] Red Sand Books,[10] Second City books,[11] Sierra Nevada Books,[12] Silver Arch Books, White Stag Books,[13] Yankee Clipper Books, and Yellow Rose Books.[14]

References

  1. ^ Shawn Skager (2009-04-10). "Auburn-based Thrift Books leading the pack online". Auburn Reporter. Retrieved .
  2. ^ Mick Sussman (2008-09-12). "Attack of the Megalisters". The New York Times. Retrieved .
  3. ^ Dan Nosowitz (2015-10-26). "A Penny for Your Books". The New York Times.
  4. ^ "Gray Sky Books - Cheap Used Books For Sale". Retrieved .
  5. ^ "Green Duck Books - Cheap Used Books For Sale". Retrieved .
  6. ^ "Green Grass Books - Cheap Used Books For Sale". Retrieved .
  7. ^ "Peach Land Books - Cheap Used Books For Sale". Retrieved .
  8. ^ "Purple Mountain Books - Cheap Used Books For Sale". Retrieved .
  9. ^ "Red Crab Books - Cheap Used Books For Sale". Retrieved .
  10. ^ "Red Sand Books - Cheap Used Books For Sale". Retrieved .
  11. ^ "Second City Books: Online Bookseller - Aurora, IL - Alibris". www.alibris.com. Retrieved .
  12. ^ "About Us". Retrieved .
  13. ^ "White Stag Books - Cheap Used Books For Sale". Retrieved .
  14. ^ "Yellow Rose Books - Cheap Used Books For Sale". Retrieved .

External links


  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

Thriftbooks
 



 

Top US Cities

Like2do.com was developed using defaultLogic.com's knowledge management platform. It allows users to manage learning and research. Visit defaultLogic's other partner sites below:
PopFlock.com : Music Genres | Musicians | Musical Instruments | Music Industry