World of Books Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2002

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 575

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO

  • Financing Rounds
  • 2

  • Investments
  • 1

World of Books General Information

Description

Retailer of second-hand books intended to serve the book reading enthusiasts. The company buys used books from charities and other customers and sells them through its website and other online platforms and it also offers second-hand DVD's and blue-ray's as well as video games through its portal, thereby helping customers in the promotion of used goods, championing literacy by helping to make books more widely accessible and taking action to reduce carbon emissions.

Contact Information

Website
www.wob.com
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Internet Retail
Other Industries
Catalog Retail
Specialty Retail
Corporate Office
  • Mulberry House
  • Woods Way
  • Goring by Sea BN12 4QY
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 01903 000000

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World of Books Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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World of Books Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
Retailer of second-hand books intended to serve the book reading enthusiasts. The company buys used books from charities
Internet Retail
Goring by Sea, United Kingdom
575 As of 2021
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Tukwila, WA
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World of Books Competitors (3)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Thrift Books Private Equity-Backed Tukwila, WA 0000 00000000. 00
W&G Foyle Private Equity-Backed London, United Kingdom 00 000000000000
Dubary Books Corporate Backed or Acquired Dublin, Ireland 00 000000&0
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World of Books Executive Team (11)

Name Title Board Seat
Daniel Mucha Chief Executive Officer
Daniel Guttridge Chief Financial Officer
Simon Perkins Chief Operating Officer
Remo Gettini Chief Technology Officer
Simon Downes Chief Development Officer
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World of Books Board Members (8)

Name Representing Role Since
000 0000000-00000 Livingbridge Board Member 000 0000
00000 0000000 Bridges Fund Management Board Member 000 0000
0000 00000 Self Board Member 000 0000
00000 0000 Self Chairman 000 0000
00000 00000000 World of Books Board Member 000 0000
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World of Books Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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World of Books Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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World of Books Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Sell Back Your Book 30-Sep-2022 0000000000 Internet Retail
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World of Books Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Sell Back Your Book Internet Retail Montgomery, IL 0000
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World of Books FAQs

  • When was World of Books founded?

    World of Books was founded in 2002.

  • Who is the founder of World of Books?

    Michael Laundon, Arthur Maxfield, and Ben Maxfield are the founders of World of Books.

  • Who is the CEO of World of Books?

    Daniel Mucha is the CEO of World of Books.

  • Where is World of Books headquartered?

    World of Books is headquartered in Goring by Sea, United Kingdom.

  • What is the size of World of Books?

    World of Books has 575 total employees.

  • What industry is World of Books in?

    World of Books’s primary industry is Internet Retail.

  • Is World of Books a private or public company?

    World of Books is a Private company.

  • What is World of Books’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for World of Books is 000000.

  • Who are World of Books’s investors?

    Livingbridge and Bridges Fund Management have invested in World of Books.

  • Who are World of Books’s competitors?

    Thrift Books, W&G Foyle, and Dubary Books are competitors of World of Books.

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