Len Riggio, Barnes & Noble Founder, Announces Retirement

Len Riggio, who built Barnes & Noble from a single store into the country's largest bricks-and-mortar bookseller, will retire after the company's September annual meeting. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes and Noble Founder Len Riggio Finds the Time to Retire

The retiring B&N chairman reflects on his years in the bookselling business, and the big changes that have reshaped the chain in the past decade. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Len Riggio Promises to Fix Barnes & Noble

After a slow start to the fiscal year, Riggio, who returned as Barnes & Noble's CEO after last month's ouster of Ron Boire, has plans to improve the bookseller's bottom line. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N founder Riggio to retire

The founder of Barnes & Noble Inc. has announced that he will retire as executive chairman in September after 45 years with the company. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-28 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 '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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Microsoft And Barnes & Noble Announce Partnership For Ebooks

Microsoft and Barnes & Noble are announcing a new partnership to develop and sell educational ebooks on the Nook e-reader. Microsoft is investing $300 million in the subsidiary, while B&N will own the remaining 82 percent of it. (The new operation is being provisionally called "Newco,"... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2012-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Announces $199 Nook

Barnes & Noble is fighting fire with fire. The book retailer Tuesday morning debuted a new version of its Nook tablet that matches Amazon's Kindle Fire in price and memory. The new device is identical in form to its predecessor, except with 8 gigabytes of storage and a $199 price tag. Barnes... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2012-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Announces New Nook; Amazon Responds with Cheaper 3G

Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch announced the new Nook, aimed at "those turned off by buttons." Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2011-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EUP reports 2% sales rise as Wright retirement announced

Edinburgh University Press has reported a 2% rise in sales for the year to end 31st July 2020 and announced that c.e.o. Timothy Wright will retire next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-15 09:03:36 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-13 18:36:08 UTC ]
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Baltimore’s Inner Harbor Barnes and Noble to close Saturday

The Barnes and Noble bookstore at 601 E. Pratt St. at Baltimore's Inner Harbor will close Saturday, according to a sign posted at the location. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2020-08-25 17:48:42 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Regroups and Looks Ahead

After the shutdown, layoffs, and a major redesign, the bookseller is reopening its stores in an uncertain book market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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With Stores Closed, Barnes & Noble Does Some Redecorating

Retail locations shuttered during lockdowns, so the company spruced up hundreds of its stores as the first step in a bigger plan. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-07-09 19:32:11 UTC ]
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Midas founders Williams and Mulliken to retire from roles

Midas PR founders Steven Williams and Tony Mulliken are retiring from their executive roles at the end of the year, 30 years after setting up the agency, with Jason Bartholomew becoming sole chief executive officer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-15 23:04:32 UTC ]
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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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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 & 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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