Powell's Books in Portland, Oregon is not only one of the best known (and largest) American independent bookstores, but it's also one the earliest bookstores on the Internet. I remember visiting their site back in 1994, amazed at their selection.
Publisher's Weekly reports that the already massive Powell's Books is in the process of setting up a large new warehouse, in order to deal with their quickly growing online sales. Their website now account for 40% of their overall sales.
(via the Online Bookselling Resource Center)
[Now Reading: London Fields by Martin Amis]
Posted by Anirvan