named to the Hot 100 Internet Websites 2008

    Internet Retailer Survey celebrates best internet retailers in North

    TORONTO, Nov. 27 /CNW/ - Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada's
largest book retailer, was named by Internet Retailer to the Hot 100 Internet
Websites list for 2008. The list is an annual compilation prepared by editors
of Internet Retailer, and their panel of industry experts who sift through
thousands of internet retail sites to glean the 100 best examples of online
retail in North America. According to Internet Retailer Editor in Chief, Kurt
T. Peters, "Retailers in our Hot 100 list represent the range of online
retailing, from small to large, and include chains, catalogers, online-only
merchants and brand name manufacturers. They have in common the willingness to
innovate and set the standards in online retailing for what the rest of the
industry should be doing."
    Indigo CEO Heather Reisman said, "It's terrific to be recognized amongst
the best of the best for online retailing in North America and gratifying
because it reflects our commitment to providing consumers with innovative
shopping experiences both online through and in-store at
any Indigo, Chapters or Coles location."

    About Indigo Books & Music Inc.

    Indigo is a Canadian publicly traded company listed on the Toronto Stock
Exchange (TSX:IDG), and the largest book retailer in Canada, operating
bookstores in all provinces under the names Indigo Books Music & more,
Chapters, The World's Biggest Bookstore and Coles. Indigo operates, an online retailer of books, gifts, videos, and DVDs.
    In 2004, Indigo founded the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation, a
registered charity that provides new books and learning materials to
high-needs Canadian elementary schools, to address the literacy crisis in
Canada. Visit for more information.
    In 2005 and 2006, the Company qualified as one of Canada's Top 100
Employers in a survey run by Mediacorp Canada.
    In 2007, Chapters and Indigo were rated as the number one and number
three retailers in Canada by the Kubas Major Market Retail Report.

    To learn more about Indigo, please visit the About Our Company section of

For further information:

For further information: Janet Eger, Director, Public Relations, Indigo
Books & Music Inc., (416) 342-8561; Lisa Huie, Manager, Public Relations,
Indigo Books & Music Inc., (416) 646-8926

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