B&N to split off Nook business

Barnes & Noble is to separate its Nook Media and Retail businesses in a bid to increase... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette, Ingram Split Perseus’s Businesses

Eighteen months after the collapse of a complicated deal that would have delivered Perseus Books Group’s publishing business to Hachette Book Group and its distribution arm to Ingram Content Group, Perseus signed binding agreements last week to sell those same two businesses to those new owners. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Reworks Microsoft Deal Making Nook Split Likely

A little more than two years after Barnes & Noble reached an agreement with Microsoft that created Nook Media, the two companies have terminated the original deal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What would Microsoft buying Barnes & Noble's Nook business mean?

According to documents found by website TechCrunch, Microsoft is offering $1 billion to buy the digital assets of Nook Media. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble 'founder' pondering bid to buy back retail business, hive off Nook Media

Just 12 hours after (already denied) rumors circulated that Barnes & Noble may ditch its Nook business, the company has had to make an announcement concerning its retail division. Thanks to SEC regulations, the company has had to 'fess up that majority shareholder and "founder*" Leonard... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Corp. board backs splitting company's entertainment and publishing businesses

News Corp. board backs splitting company's entertainment and publishing businesses Continue reading at MarketWatch.com

[ MarketWatch.com | 2012-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Nook digital business up 45%

Barnes & Noble has reported revenues for its Nook digital business for $933m for the full... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble, Microsoft team up on Nook, college businesses

An infusion of money from Microsoft Corp. sent Barnes & Noble Inc.'s stock zooming Monday, as the software giant established a way to get back into the ebooks business. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N considers separating Nook business as device sales up 70%

Leading US book retailer Barnes & Noble has reported sales of its Nook e-reading devices... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N may spin off Nook business, confirms overseas drive

US bookseller Barnes & Noble has said that it is considering separating its Nook business... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble shares under pressure as company explores Nook ebook business options

Barnes & Noble shares under pressure as company explores Nook ebook business options Continue reading at MarketWatch.com

[ MarketWatch.com | 2012-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble predicts £1.1bn sales from Nook businesses

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 30/08/2011 - 15:39 Barnes & Noble has said it expects its Nook ebook business to earn it $1.8bn (£1.1bn) by the end of its latest financial year. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Busy Busy Busy: Books Urge, Slow Down

Tethered to our smartphones, over-scheduled, spiritually and physically fatigued--all symptoms of a society gone crazy busy. Is running from work to school to church to practice to home and back again really the best way to live? A crop of new books says no. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nook for iOS adds support for high-res iPad magazines, Nook Comics

Barnes & Noble may have saved most of the limelight today for in-app purchasing on Nook hardware, but it's not leaving other platforms by the wayside. Its Nook 3.4 update for iOS focuses heavily on visuals, with new support for both Nook Comics as well as "HD" magazines on Retina... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bobit Business Media Acquires Newport Business Media

Bobit Business Media, the b-to-b media company specializing in the vehicle-fleet business, announced Tuesday that it has has acquired Newport Business Media, whose brands include Heavy Duty Trucking (HDT), TruckingInfo.com, Heavy Duty Aftermarket Journal and Newport Poster Network. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dark Horse Comics graphic novels coming to Nook Tablet and Nook Color

Dark Horse Comics has penciled a contract with Barnes & Noble (it'll be sent off to be inked and colored next week*) to get the former's content onto the latter's Tablet and Color e-readers. Available in the Nook Comic store, you'll be able to pick up a mix of the publisher's licensed titles... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Smiths News boosts business with airline and ebook business

Smiths News, the newspaper and magazine wholesaler, has completed the purchase of the remaining assets of Dawson Holdings, which include its ebook unit and its newspaper and magazine airline distribution business. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2011-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Surveying the Coronavirus’ Impact on the International Book Business

The IPA explores 'the need for a joined-up, ecosystem recovery roadmap' to address effects of the pandemic on the world publishing industry. The post Surveying the Coronavirus’ Impact on the International Book Business appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Jeff Bezos’s thoughts on Big Business, outer space and The Washington Post

An anthology of writings provides a glimpse into the mind of the Amazon founder. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Rebuilding and Reinventing the Book Business Sustainably

A trio of booksellers from a variety of stores as well as a documentarian of reading trends discussed what ails the industry as well as what has to be done to make it more sustainable at a PubTech Connect session. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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