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GREG GILBERT / THE SEATTLE TIMES
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Monday, January 17, 2011

Internet-based used-book seller receives $8.5 million investment

At Thrift Recycling Management, INC., bins with books are sorted by workers for condition and the ISBN bar code is scanned for duplication-if the same copy is already in the system it is sent on for charity sales. It is one of the largest used book resellers on the internet that just received an 8.5 million dollar investment in their company by a private investment firm in Maryland.