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From the Archive: August 29, 2011

We look back on our 1991 survey of the bookstore chain landscape, when 11 corporations operated a total of 3,300 outlets. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Half Price Books Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

Half Price Books, a Texas-based company, has firmly established itself as the nation’s third-largest bookstore chain with 121 stores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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From the Archive: March 5, 2001

We look back at the liquidation of Crown Books, which was once the third-largest bookstore chain in the U.S. before its closure in 2001. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indigo Sales Topped C$1 Billion in Fiscal 2022

Driven by an increase in its physical stores, sales at Indigo Books & Music increased 17.4% in the fiscal year ended April 2, 2022, over fiscal 2021, rising to C$1.06 billion. Canada’s largest bookstore chain had an operating profit of C$29 million, compared to a loss of C$31.9 million in... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.K. Waterstones Buys Blackwell's

Waterstones, the U.K. bookstore chain owned and overseen by the same team—Elliott Advisors and James Daunt—that runs Barnes & Noble has acquired Blackwell's that operates 18 U.K. bookstores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble apologizes for ‘serious network issue’ after days-long Nook disruptions

Customers have reported days of disruption to the Nook e-reader service, as well as other systems that the company said have since been restored. After users reported issues with Nook e-reader book access for days, with Barnes & Noble saying Monday that a “system failure” was interrupting... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-10-14 17:46:15 UTC ]
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In Mexico, One Bookstore per 120,000 Inhabitants, by Elena Poniatowska

Cultural Cross Sections Elena Poniatowska In this column that originally appeared in La Jornada, Elena Poniatowska considers the role of editors and talks with Diego Rabasa, founder of publisher Sexto Piso. Already precarious, the pandemic lockdown has... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-06-03 21:05:48 UTC ]
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In Mexico, One Bookstore per 120,000 Inhabitants, by Elena Poniatowska

Pandemic Dispatches Elena Poniatowska In this column that originally appeared in La Jornada, Elena Poniatowska considers the role of editors and talks with Diego Rabasa, founder of publisher Sexto Piso. Already precarious, the pandemic lockdown has made... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-06-03 21:05:48 UTC ]
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B&N's Daunt: 'Books Are Essential'

While total sales have fallen slightly since the outbreak of the new coronavirus at Barnes & Noble, company CEO James Daunt is confident the bookstore chain can continue to be a profitable venture with one provision—that it is allowed to keep its stores open. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Half Price Books Closes All 126 Stores

Half Price Books became the largest U.S. bookstore chain to close its doors as a result of the pandemic. The company, which has 126 stores in 17 states, said there would be no layoffs among its 3,000 employees. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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What Happened to Barnes and Noble and What’s in Store for the Chain

A quick update on the tumultuous recent history of Barnes and Noble, and where the bookstore chain might be headed under new ownership. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-27 10:33:29 UTC ]
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Japan’s Kinokuniya Announces 33rd Overseas Bookstore in Abu Dhabi

The Tokyo-based bookstore chain is announcing a second venue in the United Arab Emirates, the Dubai store having opened in 2008. The post Japan’s Kinokuniya Announces 33rd Overseas Bookstore in Abu Dhabi appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-16 05:30:52 UTC ]
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Japan’s Kinokuniya Merges Its US Stores With Its Stationery Subsidiary

The international bookstore chain adds seven stores run directly by Kinokuniya after the company merges with its US gift and stationery subsidiary chain. The post Japan’s Kinokuniya Merges Its US Stores With Its Stationery Subsidiary appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-10 02:09:35 UTC ]
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Book Aid International Benefits from Blackwell’s Auction

Expanding its partnership with Book Aid International during its 140th year, the Blackwell's bookstore chain is auctioning four signed editions. The post Book Aid International Benefits from Blackwell’s Auction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-08 05:30:25 UTC ]
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What’s the Next Chapter for Barnes & Noble?

A hedge fund wants to buy the bookstore chain for $683 million, including debt. Will the deal work? Experts from Wharton and elsewhere share their insights. Continue reading at '[email protected]'

[ [email protected] | 2019-06-18 18:09:27 UTC ]
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Warsaw’s Publishers Mount Their Own Bookstore Chain in Poland

Answering the dominance of two bookstore chains' 400+ locations, Polish publishers create BookBook, their own chain, banking on 'the unique atmosphere of our bookstores.' The post Warsaw’s Publishers Mount Their Own Bookstore Chain in Poland appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Respond to Bookstore Chain's Dropping Heaven Books

Publishers offered a measured response to news that the Lifeway Christian Stores chain will no longer carry "heaven tourism" books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Andersons Make Bid to Buy Books-A-Million

The Anderson family, which controls 58% of the stock of Books-A-Million, is offering $2.75 a share to acquire all the shares of the bookstore chain that it does not already own. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Riggio Sells 2 Million B&N Shares

Barnes & Noble chairman Len Riggio sold 2 million of his shares in the bookstore chain on Tuesday for $13.81 a share. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble CEO steps down following dismal financial reports

Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch resigned after the company reported disappointing fourth-quarter numbers. The bookstore chain also recently announced that it's seeking another company with which to produce the B&N Nook tablet devices. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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