Barnes & Noble retail group CEO sells shares

Mitchell Klipper, CEO of Barnes & Noble Inc.'s retail group, which includes its bookstores but not its Nook unit, sold about 67% of his shares of the company, according to an SEC filing late Monday.Mr. Klipper sold a total of about 400,996 shares for between $13.99 and $14.53 per share.He had about 598,371 shares as of July 17, according to FactSet, equivalent to a 1% stake in the company.Barnes & Noble is in a transition period following the departure of CEO William Lynch. It is reviewing its strategy related to its Nook ebook readers, which it invested heavily in as consumers increasingly turn online to buy books.In its most recent quarter, its net loss nearly doubled and revenue fell nearly 9% to $1.33 billion.Barnes & Noble's shares fell 22 cents to $14.10 in Tuesday morning trading after going as low as $13.84. Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2013-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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