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World of Books's top competitors include WHSmith, Next Jump, BookBub and Thrift Books.
World of Books
World of Books
World of Books sells quality used books at competitive prices to millions of customers worldwide each year. We want your experience with World of Books to be enjoyable and problem free.
WHSmith
WHSmith
WHSmith is a British retailer operating a chain of High Street, railway station, airport, hospital, and motorway service station shops selling books, stationery, magazines, newspapers, and entertainment products.
Next Jump
Next Jump
Next Jump is the premier provider of internet-based next generation rewards and loyalty programs to corporations, affinity groups and institutions worldwide
BookBub
BookBub
BookBub is a free service that helps readers discover limited-time deals on acclaimed ebooks.
Thrift Books
Thrift Books
Thrift Books is an online seller of used books.
Founding Date
Founding Date
2005
Founding Date
1792
Founding Date
1994
Founding Date
2012
Founding Date
2003
Type
Type
Private
Type
Public
Type
Private
Type
Private
Type
Private
Tags
Locations
Locations
Worthing, GB HQ
Locations
Swindon, GB HQ
London, GB
Locations
New York, US HQ
London, GB
San Francisco, US
Cambridge, US
Boston, US
Locations
Cambridge, US HQ
Locations
St. Louis, US HQ
Employees
Employees
1282% decrease
Employees
13,5921% decrease
Employees
1561% decrease
Employees
1264% increase
Employees
2081% increase
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
3.7 k
Twitter followers
64.7 k
Twitter followers
4.5 k
Twitter followers
301.3 k
Twitter followers
7.8 k
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
141
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
303
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
1
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
34
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
92
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
0.5
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
3.1
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
6
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
14.6
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
2.5
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
74.47%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
50.5%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
100%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
88.24%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
81.52%
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
170284
Alexa Website Rank
333889
Alexa Website Rank
234605
Alexa Website Rank
13751
Alexa Website Rank
9902

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
£40m (FY, 2018)
Revenue (est.)
£1.3b (FY, 2018)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Cost of goods
Cost of goods
£30.9m (FY, 2018)
Cost of goods
£1.1b (FY, 2018)
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Gross profit
Gross profit
£9.1m (FY, 2018)
Gross profit
£136m (FY, 2018)
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Net income
Net income
£764.4k (FY, 2018)
Net income
£108m (FY, 2018)
Net income
N/A
Net income
N/A
Net income
N/A

Funding

Latest funding round
Latest funding round
N/A
Latest funding round
N/A
Latest funding round
$ 20m (over 3 years ago)
Latest funding round
$ 7m (over 4 years ago)
Latest funding round
N/A
Total funding raised
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
$ 53m
Total funding raised
$ 10.8m
Total funding raised
N/A
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WHSmith
HQ
Swindon, GB
Employees
13,592↓ 1% decrease

WHSmith is a British retailer operating a chain of High Street, railway station, airport, hospital, and motorway service station shops selling books, stationery, magazines, newspapers, and entertainment products.

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Next Jump
HQ
New York, US
Employees
156↓ 1% decrease

Next Jump is the premier provider of internet-based next generation rewards and loyalty programs to corporations, affinity groups and institutions worldwide

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BookBub
HQ
Cambridge, US
Employees
126↑ 4% increase

BookBub is a free service that helps readers discover limited-time deals on acclaimed ebooks.

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Thrift Books
HQ
St. Louis, US
Employees
208↑ 1% increase

Thrift Books is an online seller of used books.

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