A new brand of super shoppers
use coupons and other discounts to get products for absurdly low prices. The Web has turned this group from a series of independent operators into cohesive groups, frustrating retailers.
Better World Books -
Recently recognized by Fast Company as one of the best for-profit social enterprises of 2008
, they offer a wide selection of new and used books with free shipping in the US and less than $3 shipping elsewhere. A portion of the profits go to fund literacy organizations such as Room to Read
, and their shipping is carbon-neutral
. The only thing missing is the ability to import Amazon wishlists.