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B&N Unveils New Apps and New Holiday Sales Strategy

Barnes & Noble's holiday sales strategies rest on new interactive apps, a new Nook model, special edition titles, and a streamlined approach to toys and gifts. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Has a Plan for the Future: More Stores

Barnes & Noble has been closing stores steadily for years, but CEO Demos Parneros said, during a conference call yesterday, that his goal is to position the company for "net store expansion" in fiscal 2019. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Investor Urges B&N To Find a Buyer

Sandell Asset Management Corp, which said it has a "meaningful" stake in Barnes & Noble, sent a letter to the retailer's board of directors urging the company try to sell itself. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst's Pioneer Woman Magazine Expands in Second Outing

The Pioneer Woman Magazine is increasing its distribution to 500,000 copies and moving past its Walmart-only distribution strategy for its second issue, which will be released in September.The Hearst Magazines publication, a joint venture with Scripps Networks Interactive, features Ree Drummond,... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2017-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Huseby to Succeed Roberts at B&N Education

Michael Huseby, who served as CEO of Barnes & Noble, Inc. and then executive chairman of B&N Education when that company was spun-off from B&N Inc., has been named to succeed Max Roberts as head of B&N Education. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N's New CEO Must Step Up Its Sales

As the new head of Barnes & Noble, Demos Parneros knows his top priority is to stop the sales slide that has plagued the company’s retail stores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft Unveils Digital Bookstore

Microsoft, which was Barnes & Noble's original partner on the Nook (before ending the relationship in 2014), is now back in the digital book market. According to reports, the tech giant's new online bookstore will sell hundred of thousands of frontlist and backlist titles. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: February 2, 2017

A store in northern Maine wins a cash prize; college students petition for a Barnes & Noble; Houston gets a new Latino bookstore; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WI12: Indie Booksellers Talk Shop, Discussion of Diversity Dominates

The overall message coming out of Winter Institute is that independent bookselling is thriving, particularly in light of the decline in ebook sales, Barnes & Noble’s continuing stumbles, and growing opportunities for community engagement. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Riggio Reaffirms Commitment to Bricks-and-Mortar

Despite weak holiday sales at Barnes & Noble, CEO Len Riggio said there are no plans to accelerate store closings and that he expects the retailer to be "store positive" in the fiscal year ending in April 2018. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The adult coloring book fad may be over

Barnes & Noble Inc. posted its first decline in holiday sales in three years, hurt by a downturn in the coloring-book category, bringing another sign that the Christmas season wasn't kind to retailers. Same-store sales sank 9.1 percent for the nine-week holiday period, the New York-based... Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Holiday Comp Sales Fell 9% at B&N

With store traffic failing to significantly improve after the election, Barnes & Noble's sales did not meet expectations over the holiday period. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Big Book Publishing Stories of 2016

The ouster of Barnes & Noble's CEO, the sale of Perseus, and Follett's purchase of Baker & Taylor were the big publishing stories of 2016. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix Launches Video Previews: How The Company Landed On Its Biggest Redesign Ever

The streaming giant has replaced still photos with moving images to enhance user experience by (hopefully) cutting down on browsing time. The streaming giant has replaced still photos with moving images to enhance user experience by (hopefully) cutting down on browsing... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2016-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: November 28, 2016

New bookstores opened in Alabama, Maine, New York, and Tennessee; a suspicious fire temporarily closes a Barnes & Noble in Arizona; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BN.com Offers Cyber Monday Deals

Barnes & Noble is looking to boost holiday sales with an aggressive promotion online at BN.com today, starting with a 15% discount on the entire order. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Looks for a Sales Rebound

With the election over, the chain expects sales to pick up as the holiday gift-giving season approaches. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Concept Store Opens In Eastchester

Barnes & Noble's first concept store, originally slated to open in October in Eastchester, N.Y., opened on Tuesday morning. The official grand opening is set for December 2. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Readies $49.99 Nook Tablet

As it tries to improve sales of digital content, Barnes & Noble has introduced its cheapest Nook yet, the Nook Tablet 7”, priced at $49.99. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Concept Store to Open Nov. 22

After several changes on when its new concept store in Eastchester, N.Y. will open, Barnes & Noble has now set November 22 as the new date. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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