Amazon.com Acquires BookSurge

Apr 07, 2005 1:06 AM  By

Seattle-based online retailer Amazon.com has acquired BookSurge, an on-demand book printing and fulfillment company based in Charleston, SC. BookSurge has a catalog of thousands of titles that can be printed on-demand and are available for sale on Amazon.com; the company also provides an inventory-free book fulfillment network to publishers and authors as well as wholesalers and distributors. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.