News by Dean Fetzer June 27, 2013 (4) comments
The largest retail brick-and-mortar bookseller in the U.S. announces it’s getting out the tablet business, but will carry on selling eReaders.
News by Christopher Shultz
It seemed destined to be DOA, but after time, some charitable endeavors, and a significant price cut, the Simple Touch is Hitsville U.K.!
News by Dean Fetzer April 10, 2013 (1) comments
Barnes & Noble have launched a new publishing service based on the PubIt! Platform “with added features powered by self-publishing service provider FastPencil.”
News by Dean Fetzer February 26, 2013 (2) comments
A new twist in the on-going soap opera surrounding the last major bookstore chain in the U.S. could see Leonard Riggio buy the stores and website — but not the Nook.
News by Dean Fetzer January 28, 2013 (3) comments
In a move confirming recent rumors, Mitchell Klipper, Barnes & Noble’s CEO, told the Wall Street Journal the company will be closing at least 20 stores a year for the next decade.
News by Dean Fetzer January 8, 2013 (4) comments
The mainstream bookseller has been closing superstores across the U.S., a move analysts think means they’re in trouble.
News by Dean Fetzer
To drive sales of its Nook, the book chain is giving away books to First Book if you buy one of their eReaders before Christmas.
News by Christopher Shultz November 1, 2012 (1) comments
The retail giant takes a gamble with their eReader overseas, but will it prove effective?
News by Rob W. Hart October 24, 2012 (3) comments
PIN pads in 63 Barnes & Noble locations were tampered with, and might have been recording customers' account information.
News by Rob W. Hart October 3, 2012 (7) comments
Barnes & Noble stores, which are given leeway in what they can and can't stock, were ordering copies of books published by Amazon--prompting company executives to ask branches to pull the books.
News by Rob W. Hart October 1, 2012 (2) comments
Barnes & Noble is making it a real race, lowering the price of it's frontlit eReader to match Amazon. Which one will you be buying?
News by Rob W. Hart September 26, 2012 (2) comments
Hot on the heels of announcements earlier this month of new Kindles and Kobo devices, Barnes & Noble debuted some new hardware: A 7-inch Nook HD, and a 9-inch Nook HD+.
News by Dave Reuss July 17, 2012 (3) comments
With the new Nook, you can read more books in more places.
News by Rob W. Hart June 7, 2012 (4) comments
We still need editors in the digital age. Case in point: A find/replace swap goes awry, replacing every instance of the word "kindled" with the word "Nookd" in a digital copy of 'War and Peace'.
News by Rob W. Hart April 30, 2012 (2) comments
The computer software giant will invest in a new subsidiary of Barnes & Noble that will merge the bookseller's digital and college businesses.
News by Rob W. Hart April 19, 2012 (7) comments
Barnes & Noble has addressed one of the major downsides to eReaders--they're tough to read in the dark.
News by John Jarzemsky February 1, 2012 (4) comments
Barnes and Noble have decided not to stock Amazon published books on store shelves.
News by Rob W. Hart January 30, 2012 (6) comments
The big publishing houses are watching Barnes & Noble with crossed-fingers--if the big-box bookseller falls victim to Amazon, it could mean bad things for the publishing industry.
News by Rob W. Hart January 26, 2012 (2) comments
Jim Hilt, vice president of eBooks at Barnes & Noble, turned some heads when he said the bookseller plans to share reader data with publishers--which sounds a bit foreboding.
News by Brandon Tietz January 6, 2012 (24) comments
Barnes & Noble has announced a potential spin-off of the Nook along with some year-end financial shortcomings.
News by Rob W. Hart December 15, 2011 (8) comments
The American Family Association put big-box bookseller Barnes & Noble on their annual "naughty" list because their holiday ads say "Happy Holidays" instead of "Merry Christmas."
News by Rob W. Hart November 18, 2011 (6) comments
The internal storage on the Nook Tablet restricts how much non-Barnes & Noble material can be stored by the user.
News by Rob W. Hart November 7, 2011 (2) comments
The eReader wars are heating up: Barnes & Noble just announced the Nook Tablet, to rival the Kindle Fire and Kobo Vox.
News by Tina Estlin Page October 7, 2011 (15) comments
Barnes and Noble removes DC comics from their shelves after exclusive 4 month deal with Amazon Kindle Fire deal is brokered. Already three feet under, B&N digs their own grave deeper.