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ThriftBooks Establishes Phoenix, Arizona, Processing Hub

The world’s largest independent online used book seller, ThriftBooks will open a 190,000-square-foot processing center in Phoenix, Arizona. The company plans to create 150 jobs.

“Phoenix continues to be a strategic location for ThriftBooks Global, LLC. With its advantageous market conditions, strong labor market, and geographic positioning, Phoenix offers us an incredibly exciting opportunity to expand our footprint in the region,” said Michael Teague, vice president of operations at ThriftBooks. “ThriftBooks couldn’t be more excited to solidify our relationship with the Phoenix community.”

“ThriftBooks expansion emphasizes Arizona’s competitiveness as a location for global e-commerce leaders, and we’re grateful for this continued investment in our state,” said Sandra Watson, president and CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority. “We congratulate ThriftBooks on its growth and look forward to supporting the company’s success in Arizona well into the future.”

ThriftBooks has been operating in Greater Phoenix since 2011, and the move to a larger location will support ThriftBooks growing business on and online marketplaces including Amazon, eBay, Etsy, AbeBooks and others.

“ThriftBooks expansion is representative of Greater Phoenix’s advantageous business climate and collaborative approach that allows companies to find success, scale as a result of talent availability, and reach consumers more quickly thanks to the region’s infrastructure,” said Chris Camacho, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council. “The new ThriftBooks facility provides residents across the region with employment opportunities, and we wish them nothing but success.”

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