Barnes & Noble closes 65% of stores

Barnes & Noble has temporarily shut approximately 65% of its stores following the coronavirus outbreak in the US. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-26 09:54:48 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble warns of potential cuts if stores close due to coronavirus

Barnes & Noble boss James Daunt has sent a letter to staff warning of potential lay offs if stores are closed due to the coronavirus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-20 01:04:03 UTC ]
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Barnes and Noble to close its Nook ebook store in the UK

Barnes and Noble has decided to lay down its arms and stop competing with Amazon for ebook and e-reader sales in the UK. The bookstore operator has announced it will stop selling digital content, including fiction and non-fiction, magazines and video... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2016-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Daunt at FutureBook Live: Barnes & Noble’s ‘Crucifyingly Boring’ Stores

Seeing Barnes & Noble stores' character 'crushed' by the corporate 'opulence' of American business, James Daunt says the chain must 'rip out the boring.' The post James Daunt at FutureBook Live: Barnes & Noble’s ‘Crucifyingly Boring’ Stores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-25 05:05:12 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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Barnes & Noble Promotes Booksellers Over Algorithms to Get Shoppers In Stores

Sometimes shopping online for holiday gifts seems like the easy way out, but when looking for something really special and personal, Barnes & Noble believes going to the store is essential to finding that perfect gift. That's why the brand is recasting its booksellers as the all-knowing book... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble kills off Nook app and video store as part of digital retreat

Barnes & Noble ceded another battle in the ongoing war with Amazon over digital hearts and minds.The company will end the dedicated Nook app and video store on March 15, which was where you could purchase content for Nook-branded hardware, according to a report in diginomica.Nook digital... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2016-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble to launch 'digital-physical' store

Barnes and Noble has revealed plans to launch a new "prototype" store later this year, a US conference has heard. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Investors flee as bid for Barnes & Noble's stores ends

Barnes & Noble says it plans to keep making its Nook electronic readers and will focus on offering content to its customers, even as its first-quarter net loss nearly doubled.The quarterly results came as the struggling bookseller's chairman said he is abandoning his bid for the company's... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2013-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble intros buy-one-get-one Nook book offer, only valid in stores

Well, this process seems a bit counterintuitive, eh? This morning, Barnes & Noble introduced a new scheme for getting Nook customers to visit the company's retail stores. The promotion nets you one free ebook when you purchase another, but -- and this is where the offer tripped us up a bit... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fate of Barnes & Nobles' 13 NYC stores at stake

There will be a lot fewer old-fashioned books in the Big Apple over the next decade. Barnes & Noble announced Monday morning that it is planning to prune between 189 and 239 stores by 2023, from its current total of 689. Local real estate brokers speculate that some of those locations will... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2013-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble To Slowly Ditch A Third Of Retail Stores

B&N will cut up to a third of its brick-and-mortar stores, slowly and carefully over 10 years. Bookseller Barnes & Noble has said it expects to shut up to a third of its real-world stores. CEO Mitchell Klipper has confirmed the plans in an interview with the Wall Street Journal. But... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2013-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Going Beyond E-Books, Barnes & Noble Nook Launches Digital Video Store

Barnes & Noble Nook is ramping up its digital media offerings with a new video-download and rental service. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Barnes & Noble Scales Back

Barnes & Noble has now temporarily closed more than 500 stores and furloughed "a large number" of employees across all departments at its company headquarters. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Innovative indies find online silver lining as coronavirus closes stores

Indie bookshops are focusing on online sales and coming up with innovative ideas for business after the coronavirus crisis forced physical stores to close. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 17:14:30 UTC ]
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W H Smith closes 60% of stores as Johnson shuts shops and libraries

W H Smith has closed around 60% of its shops after the Prime Minister ordered non-essential stores to shut owing to the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 20:27:47 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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Barnes & Noble Reverses Course on Redesigned Book Covers

The bookseller planned to promote classic novels with covers featuring people of color for Black History Month. Critics accused it of “literary blackface.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-05 23:31:49 UTC ]
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Enter to Win a $50 Gift Card to Barnes and Noble!

To win a $50 gift card to Barnes and Noble, just sign up for Daily Deals, our newsletter that rounds-up the ... Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-02 11:31:55 UTC ]
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US trade urges Daunt to be independent in spirit to revive ailing Barnes & Noble

After Elliott Advisors’ takeover of Barnes & Noble in August, the firm sought the man who turned Waterstones around to right its US acquisition. But what exactly is in James Daunt’s in-tray in New York? Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-08 05:47:49 UTC ]
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