News by Peter Derk June 27, 2016
Tired of bringing a flask to the bookstore? Good news! Barnes & Noble to start selling beer and wine.
Column by Rob Hart July 2, 2015
Rob threw two successful signings for his debut novel—one at an indie store, another at Barnes & Noble. Find out about the importance of post-its, booze, and guilt.
News by Rob Hart February 10, 2015
Here's one of Amazons reviews: "As a carpenter who specializes in itty bitty coffins I can't say enough good things about this book, my customer base has been growing at an epidemic rate!"
News by Peter Derk November 26, 2014
Barnes and Noble plans to use signed, in-store editions to bring customers through the doors on Black Friday.
Column by Leah Dearborn October 3, 2014
A 2013 poll showed that 28 percent of adults asked had not read a book in the past year. What are some of the reasons behind a continuing aversion to reading, and what can readers do to help?
News by Rob Hart January 10, 2014
Barnes & Noble saw big drops in holiday spending across the board, and closed a big flagship Manhattan location. Will appointing a new CEO breathe some life into the struggling bookseller?
News by Dean Fetzer June 27, 2013
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
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
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
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
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
The retail giant takes a gamble with their eReader overseas, but will it prove effective?
News by Rob Hart October 24, 2012
PIN pads in 63 Barnes & Noble locations were tampered with, and might have been recording customers' account information.
News by Rob Hart October 3, 2012
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 Hart October 1, 2012
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 Hart September 26, 2012
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
With the new Nook, you can read more books in more places.
News by Rob Hart June 7, 2012
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 Hart April 30, 2012
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 Hart April 19, 2012
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
Barnes and Noble have decided not to stock Amazon published books on store shelves.
News by Rob Hart January 30, 2012
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 Hart January 26, 2012
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.