Chapters Indigo books DVD video children's store and gift shop

Chapters Indigo Canada Books Gifts Toys

Chapters Canada online book store presents discount books, music CDs, DVD and VHS videos, gift and jewellery shop and a children's multimedia store. Chapters Canada now includes Indigo Books, Coles Bookstore, WHSmith Books and The Worlds Biggest Bookstore. AlphaSearch Online Discount Shopping is in association with Chapters Indigo Canada. Prices are in Canadian Dollars, with shipping from Toronto. Free shipping offers

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Chapters Canada Indigo Book Store History

Chapters Inc. was formed following the merger of Coles and SmithBooks, then Canada’s two largest bookstore chains. In 1994, Canadian General Capital and Pathfinder Capital purchased SmithBooks from Federal Industries, and later that year acquired Coles from Southam Inc. The strategy was to build a strong base company and use its financial strength to invest in the development of large format book superstores.

In April 1995, the merger of SmithBooks and Coles was finalized, and in November 1995, the new company, Chapters Inc. opened its first two book superstores and from there grew to become the largest book retailer in Canada, operating bookstores in all provinces, under the names Chapters, Coles, SmithBooks, and World's Biggest Bookstore.

Indigo Books & Music Inc., a 100% Canadian company, is committed to providing a service-driven, stress-free approach to pleasing and satisfying the booklover. Secure online shopping in Canada with Canadian Dollars.

Indigo was created in 1996 by and for booklovers, and merged with Chapters Inc. in August 2001 to become Canada’s largest books retail chain. Indigo Books & Music Inc. is committed to being your most complete and trusted resource for books, music, gifts and much more.

We said in the very beginning that we wanted to create a true booklovers' haven -- a place to discover books, music and more that might, in the rush of life, have gone undiscovered. A place that reflects the best of a small proprietor-run shop bundled with the selection of a true emporium.

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