SERVICE HELPING BOOKSELLERS LIST USED & RARE BOOKS FOR SALE
New service positions Abebooks as the first "book-centric"
listing service provider for people selling used and collectible
books on eBay and Abebooks
19th June, 2003
(VICTORIA, BC - June 19, 2003) Abebooks, the online source for
secondhand, rare, and out-of-print books, today launched a new
service that offers an efficient method for booksellers to manage
book listings on eBay, The World's Online MarketplaceÒ.
The service was created in response to Abebooks community of
eleven-thousand independent booksellers who wanted an easier way
to list books in fixed price and auction environments without
having to maintain separate databases. The Abebooks service includes
preparation, uploading, monitoring, and management of eBay book
By making it easier for booksellers to manage multiple book listings,
the service is expected to result in an increased selection of
collectible books on eBay.
Boris Wertz, Abebooks VP of business development and marketing
explained: "Abebooks becomes the first 'books-focused' service
provider for people selling used books online who also want to
list books on the eBay marketplace. We're happy to offer a streamlined
way for our booksellers to sell on eBay-in both the fixed price
Said Mike Harkey, general manager of books for eBay: "We're
excited about this new service from Abebooks. It enables Abebooks'
customers to rely on their expertise in listing and managing online
book sales in a variety of ways."
Abebooks is the online source for secondhand, rare, and out-of-print
books. Abebooks connects those who buy books with those who sell
books, providing abundant selection at affordable prices. Abebooks
is a global company with websites dedicated to bookbuyers in North
America (Abebooks.com), the UK (Abebooks.co.uk), Germany (Abebooks.de)
and France (Abebooks.fr). Through strategic partnerships with
major online book retailers, Abebooks has become the most important
virtual supplier of used books while expanding selling avenues
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