Liberty Says Nook Inspired B&N Bid

Liberty Media Corp. executives laid out their rationale for their surprise bid for Barnes & Noble Inc., touting the potential of the bookseller's Nook e-reader and the vast network of retail stores it can use to promote it. Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2011-05-24 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

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Nook's future uncertain as Riggio bids for B&N

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Liberty Media Bids for Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble Inc. said that Liberty Media Corp. has offered to buy the bookseller in a deal valuing it at about $1 billion. Barnes & Noble shares were up 20 percent in after-hours trading Thursday on the news, matching the $17-a-share offer price from John Malone's media empire. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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