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Growing into a $1.6 billion enterprise is quite an accomplishment, but not the only one that distinguishes Follett from our competitors. Notable accolades and milestones include:
* A ranking of 133 out of 500 in the Forbes Magazine listing of the largest private companies in the United States.
* A ranking of 12th in Crain’s Chicago Business listing of the largest private firms in Illinois.
* With over 700 stores, we are the largest operator of college bookstores in North America.
* Stocking over 100,000 titles, we are the industry’s largest wholesalers of used books to higher education.
* Follett pioneered selling textbooks online in 1995 and introduced efollett.com in 1999, which now serves more than 1,000 campuses nationwide.
* Through Follett’s “click and mortar” approach to products and services, more than four million students and 375,000 faculties are annually served.
* Follett sold more than 4.9 million items of clothing in 2004.
* In the same year, Follett also sold over 23.4 million textbooks.
* Follett currently manages over 4 million square feet of bookstore space.
Our Vision:
To help all stores become world class, academic retailers
Our Mission:
To support higher education by being the preeminent provider of academic and collegiate products and services

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