Wed, 22/05/2013 - 08:30
Children's publisher Barefoot Books has said it has terminated its relationship with Amazon in the UK and the US, declaring the way the retailer does business "undermines" Barefoot's approach.
Barefoot Books' co-founder and c.e.o. Nancy Traversy [pictured right with co-founder Tessa Strickland] highlighted the...
Thu, 09/05/2013 - 12:51
Microsoft has offered to buy Nook Media for $1bn, according to reports.
TechCrunch cites internal documents it has seen revealing that Microsoft would want to buy the e-book business out of Nook Media, but leave behind the college...
Wed, 08/05/2013 - 09:30
Some Blackwell's, Sainsburys, Asda and Foyles shops are among retailers which have sold out of Nook Simple Touch stock after Barnes & Noble last week slashed the price of the e-reader to £29.
Barnes & Noble has confirmed that the Nook Simple Touch is temporarily unavailable in some outlets and from its own website...
Tue, 30/04/2013 - 15:30
Barnes & Noble is offering the Nook Simple Touch e-reader for £29 for a limited period in an attempt to boost its UK footprint.
The price point, down from £79, beats the Amazon Kindle and Kobo equivalent by around £20-30, and will be offered through all partner retailers including Foyles, Blackwell's, John...
Mon, 25/03/2013 - 08:25
US bookstore chain Barnes & Noble has cut its orders from Simon & Schuster Inc in an ongoing dispute over terms, the New York Times has reported.
S&S US and B&N have been locked in a dispute...
Thu, 28/02/2013 - 15:26
Barnes & Noble’s Nook business has seen a 26% drop in sales over the last quarter, triggering “significant action” to implement a cost-reduction plan at the business.
The US bookseller reported its third quarter results to the end of 26th January 2013 today (28th February) and revealed that losses in its Nook...
Mon, 25/02/2013 - 15:19
Barnes & Noble founder Leonard Riggio has said he plans to buy the retail assets of the chain he founded.
The proposal does not include B&N's Nook and college businesses, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission,...
Thu, 14/02/2013 - 09:10
Barnes & Noble has warned that it will report greater losses in its 2013 fiscal year for Nook Media in comparison to 2012 when it delivers its third quarter earnings on 28th February.
The company has postponed the reporting of its results from 22nd February and warned that “based on current forecasts, the company now...
Thu, 31/01/2013 - 09:02
In the week that Foyles c.e.o. Sam Husain called for more support from publishers, US bookselling chain Barnes & Noble has reportedly reduced its book orders for Simon & Schuster over a lack of support from the publisher.
Tue, 29/01/2013 - 08:45
Barnes & Noble has said it is "fully committed to the retail concept" and has made no adjustment to its bookshop closing plan.
The US retailer has issued a statement following a Wall Street Journal report which...