VIDEO: New business of the year – World of Books

WINNER of new business of the year, World of Books, started trading in August 2008.

Click on the panel to the right of the screen to see a video interview with Adrian Adams of Swan Digital, on behalf of World of Books.

World of Books has almost 100 employees and its turnover is likely to exceed 6m.

It takes unwanted books from charity shops and, through the internet, sells them on.

A third of them go overseas - to 50 countries.

The charities receive a percentage and the unwanted books are recycled, instead of being sent to landfill.

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