How does The Book Depository offer such low prices and remain a viable business?
The Book Depository determines and sets your location based on your IP address and cookies. It can then say “free delivery” while also adjusting its rates to cover the additional costs. It accomplishes this by incorporating shipping costs into its titles while obfuscating the fact.
How does bookdepository make a profit?
Bookdepository.com offers books at a lower cost than the publisher’s list price. It wraps them, attaches a bookmark, and ships them for free anywhere on the planet. I’m not sure how this is a viable business model. I’d say they have stuff like hosting expenses and staff wages, and that they’re supposed to make a profit, but I’m stumped. My working theory is that it’s a money laundering scheme, but to work out like this, it’s got to be for a pretty big organization. The Book Depository isn’t always the cheapest choice for UK residents; they’re in the middle of the pack.
- Bookdepository.com offers books at a lower cost than the publisher’s list price.
- It wraps them, attaches a bookmark, and ships them for free anywhere on the planet.
- Now, when I order a book from Amazon, I almost always pay twice as much as the published price.
- Since transporting books across the sea, as well as flying them, is costly.
Does Book Depository have free shipping?
Book Depository offers free worldwide shipping on over 20 million titles.
How does Book Depository ship?
When Book Depository receives an order, it normally ships within two days. Following that, the distribution takes about two weeks. Your package will be sent to your mailbox.
How do you pay Book Depository?
The Book Depository’s mission is to make “All Books Available to All” by increasing book availability, accessibility, and affordability. We consider the following credit cards for payment: VISA, MasterCard, AMEX, VISA Debit, VISA Delta, Maestro, and Electron. We also accept PayPal payments.
Does Book Depository have an app?
Book Depository: Urs App