Barnes & Noble promotes Nook head to CEO

Book seller Barnes & Noble has promoted the head of its Nook business to chief executive of company. The struggling retailer said Wednesday Michael Huseby, 59, will take the role immediately. The... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2014-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nook headed for UK as Barnes & Noble goes international, dabbles in the Queen's English

Well, our English friends, today is a good day. Your choice in e-readers is about to get that much better as Barnes & Noble has decided to make your homeland the first stop on its highly-anticipated international tour. The Nook and its associated store will be making their big debut in the... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble's Nook e-readers getting NFC, says CEO

Now that all of that Microsoft-related news is out in the open, Barnes & Noble's CEO William Lynch is ready to talk about the future. Fortune sat down with him to discuss the deal and what's next for the Nook. The answer to the latter is, at least in part, near-field communication. The exec... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

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Elliott deal for Barnes & Noble goes through, Daunt heads to New York

Waterstones owner Elliott Advisors has completed its $683m (£537m) acquisition of US book giant Barnes & Noble following approval by the majority of shareholders. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-06 20:14:18 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble isn't ready to give up on the E-Ink Nook

Just in time for beach reading, Barnes & Noble is releasing a new Nook with a 7.8-inch screen and waterproof design. The new GlowLight Plus has the company's largest E-Ink screen to date, and as with past models users can choose between a cool wh... Continue reading at Engadget

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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’s Former CEO, Demos Parneros, Launches Lawsuit Against Bookseller

A late-summer standoff has flared with the US publishing industry's largest–and longest-struggling–brick-and-mortar retail chain. Its former CEO is suing for defamation. The company, in response, alleges sexual harassment. The post Barnes & Noble’s Former CEO, Demos Parneros, Launches... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble CEO ouster is latest setback in age of Amazon

Barnes & Noble's sudden firing of its CEO after only 14 months on the job dealt another setback to the embattled book seller as it struggles against stiffer competition from Amazon.The sudden vacancy at the top leaves Barnes & Noble treading water while it looks for a new leader, says... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Advertising Age | 2018-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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 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

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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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Barnes and Noble releases waterproof NOOK GlowLight Plus

Reading a book on a traditional tablet, such as the iPad, is a passable experience. However, a dedicated reader with an e-ink display is much superior for reading. Not only is it more comfortable for your eyes, but it works better in the sun too. Not to mention the super-long battery life. While... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2015-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes and Noble announces Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 NOOK

Paper books are archaic -- e-readers and tablets are the proper way to read nowadays. They are more convenient for traveling, helpful for nighttime reading, and most importantly, don't take up room. Both public and in-home libraries are a waste of space. Today, Barnes and Noble announces its... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2015-09-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Looks to New Leader to Save NOOK

Ronald Boire, a man with plenty of electronics experience, is taking over as CEO of Barnes & Noble, as the bookseller spins off its education division. The post Barnes & Noble Looks to New Leader to Save NOOK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sears Canada Head to Run Barnes & Noble

Ron Boire has been named the next CEO of Barnes & Noble, Inc., beginning September 8. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Heads Back to the Future

Last week Barnes & Noble severed its ties with Microsoft, taking another step toward becoming, in the words of CEO Mike Huseby, a “client- and content-focused” company. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Barnes & Noble launches the $179 Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

Barnes & Noble has officially kicked off a new era -- one in which it doesn't manufacture its own tablets. The struggling book outlet announced last summer that it would work with other manufacturers going forward and Samsung is first in line. The... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble launches its Nook GlowLight e-reader in the UK for £89

Barnes & Noble isn't exactly a household name in the UK, but in the States it's a book-selling behemoth, with hundreds of stores complimenting a vast library of ebooks, as well as a line of readers to consume them on. In autumn 2012, B&N expanded... Continue reading at Engadget

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