Barnes & Noble Will Seek to Dismiss Ex-CEO’s Defamation Claim

If successful, the move for summary judgment would narrow the scope of any future trial, B&N attorneys say, and more importantly knock out a claim for which former CEO Demos Parneros is said to be seeking roughly $70 million in damages. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Parneros Will Seek Dismissal of Barnes & Noble Countersuit

In a letter to the court last week, lawyers for Demos Parneros contend that “as a matter of law” B&N lacks the foundation to recover anything from its former CEO, and further suggest that the retailer’s theory that Parneros purposefully derailed the sale of the company to preserve his role... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Barnes & Noble, Former CEO Abruptly End Litigation

The sudden end to the case comes after Barnes & Noble attorneys in September succeeded in knocking out Demos Parneros's claim of defamation, and just days before a scheduled pretrial conference on the parties' remaining claims. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Knocks Out Defamation Claim by Fired CEO

Knocking out the defamation claim is a potentially substantial victory for Barnes & Noble, as previous filings suggest that former CEO Demos Parneros was seeking approximately $70 million in damages for the defamation claim alone. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Oral Arguments Set in B&N's Bid to Knock Out Former CEO's Defamation Claim

Judge Mary Kay Vyskocil has set August 6 at 11 a.m. for oral argument on a Barnes & Noble motion to knock out two of the most dangerous—and potentially costly—claims in a lawsuit filed against the retailer by fired CEO Demos Parneros in August of 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Barnes & Noble’s Former CEO, Demos Parneros, Launches Lawsuit Against Bookseller

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Barnes & Noble CEO ouster is latest setback in age of Amazon

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Barnes & Noble fires its CEO Parneros without severance pay

Barnes & Noble has fired CEO Demos Parneros for violating company policies and said he'll exit the post without severance.A spokeswoman declined to say why he'd been terminated. It was "not due to any disagreement with the company regarding its financial reporting, policies or practices or... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Barnes & Noble Ousts CEO, Ron Boire

Amid struggles to find profitability, Barnes & Noble, the country's largest physical book retailer, has fired its CEO, Ron Boire. The former head of Sears Canada was brought on by B&N in July 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Barnes & Noble promotes Nook head to CEO

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Barnes & Noble retail group CEO sells shares

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Barnes & Noble CEO steps down following dismal financial reports

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Barnes & Noble's Nook e-readers getting NFC, says CEO

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Barnes & Noble says shopper info may have been taken in hack

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Barnes & Noble warns customers about cyberattack in new email alert

The company said that email addresses, physical addresses, and phone numbers were all potentially exposed, although payment information is said to be safe. Soon after Barnes & Noble apologized for a “serious network issue” that affected some users of its website and people trying to load... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Barnes & Noble hit by cyber attack

Barnes & Noble has been the victim of a cyber attack that saw hackers access systems containing email, shipping and billing addresses alongside phone numbers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Daunt outlines his strategy for Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble chief executive and Waterstones m.d. James Daunt has said the two-and-a-half month lockdown in the US was "hugely traumatic" and a "body blow" to employees, but that B&N had used the period to bring much needed changes the US chain's estate. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Baltimore’s Inner Harbor Barnes and Noble to close Saturday

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Miranda Devine ‘unusually silent’ over defamation claim brought by Quaden Bayles, court hears

Family allege they were defamed by News Corp columnist retweeting material that suggested bullied nine-year-old was an adult actorThe News Corp columnist Miranda Devine has been “unusually silent” in response to a defamation claim brought by bullied nine-year-old Quaden Bayles, a court has been... Continue reading at The Guardian

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