From humble storefront beginnings in 1971 on a derelict corner of northwest Portland, Powells Books
has grown into one of the world's great bookstores, with seven locations in the Portland metropolitan area, and one of the book world's most successful dot-coms (www.powells.com
), serving customers worldwide.
distinctive synergy today underpins four full-service bookstores (Powell's City of Books, Powell's at Cascade Plaza, Powell's on Hawthorne, and Powell's at PDX), two specialty stores (Powell's Technical Books and Powell's Books for Cooks & Gardeners), and Powells.com
. [ Source: www.powells.com ]
is much more than just another online bookstore - it's the greatest bookstore in the world, bar none. Strategic partnerships with distributors and content providers, along with a steady stream of national publicity, have catapulted Powells
, the independent bookseller, to the forefront of the book industry. Tens of thousands of web-surfers visit Powells.com every day to browse among more than a million used books, including many rare and out-of-print editions, as well as a wide selection of new, frontlist titles.
Not content to rest on already impressive laurels, Powells online bookstore is continuously evolving, and you'll often discover handy new features, search tools, and lots of other useful bits and pieces to make your Powells book-buying experience an ever better one. If you're looking for the best book buying experience on the web, then you must be looking for Powells
Buying books direct from Powells
website saves you money. With the Powells bulk-buying power Powells
cuts great deals with publishers, suppliers and re-sellers, and passes on big, big savings to their customers. Powells
customers know they won't find such good book deals and great service at such low prices anywhere else!
When it comes to online bookstores, Powells is cream of the crop, with an unmistakable passion for books and all things book-related. If you've never shopped online at Powells
then you're in for a treat, with a huge selection of new and used books, in numerous categories, at some of the best prices you'll find anywhere.