The average NEW textbook is purchased by the college store for 78.84% of list price and yields a gross margin of 21.6%.
The average USED textbook is purchased by the college store for 48.75% of list price and yields a gross margin of 35%.
The average student prefers to purchase a USED textbook, rather than a NEW textbook.
The average college store prefers to sell a USED textbook to increase margins.
The average book listed on the ValoreBooks.com Marketplace is sold for 33% of list price.
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The ValoreBooks.com Marketplace is the home of over 14,000 booksellers. Over 6.5 BILLION books are available for sale on the marketplace on a daily basis at deeply discounted prices. The average book listed on the marketplace is sold for 33% of list price. Are you interested in purchasing textbooks for 67% off list price? Then, start buying books in bulk on the ValoreBooks.com Marketplace today!
- Submit a Textbook Want List
- Setup a Purchase Order Account
- Select your Marketplace Buying Criteria
- Register for a ValoreBooks.com Wholesale Ordering Account
Your ValoreBooks.com representative will contact you within 1 business day to set up your account.
- Submit Want List
Your list can be sent in any file format. The file must include the following fields: ISBN-13, Max Price, and Quantity (Click here for a Sample Want List).
- Select Marketplace Buying Criteria
Your ValoreBooks.com representative will work with you to determine your bookseller and book quality requirements for your order, such as seller rating, book condition, and book type.
- Order is Placed
You may review the order prior to the order being placed.
- Books Arrive
Most shipments arrive in 4-14 business days, but can take as long as 30 days.