Another Makeover for B&N

Barnes & Noble has undergone lots of changes since Len Riggio first took over the bookstore chain in 1965, and it is heading toward what could be its most dramatic makeover since Riggio bought the B. Dalton chain. Although it is far from certain what will happen, B&N is in the early stages of evaluating the possible spinoff of its Nook business. In its announcement last week, B&N said it was considering reporting Nook has a separate business segment while also “pursuing strategic exploratory work to separate the Nook business.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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