China Sprout Seeks Bigger Distributor, Sticks to Web Business

August 2006
Book Publishing Report;8/21/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 32, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of China Sprout company to continue to sell books direct to consumers online and to look for a larger distributor in the U.S. About 30 percent of the company's revenue is accounted for its books. Also, direct-to-consumer online sales accounted an estimated 50 percent of the company's revenue.


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