A Decade of Doing Good

Gene Stowe | May 26, 2013 | South Bend Tribune

Better World BooksBetter World Books gave away 50,000 books to about 2,500 people for its 10-year anniversary.

Better World Books, born in a University of Notre Dame dorm room a decade ago, has grown into a global model of for-profit social enterprises and a high-volume contributor to the Michiana economy.

The company, which traces its roots to the Half.com sale of some leftover textbooks lying around the dorm room as the 2001 school year ended, had $64 million in revenue last year and employs 317 people at its 300,000 square feet of warehouse space on Currant Road in Mishawaka.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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