Tue, 20/03/2012 - 10:00
Barnes & Noble has said it will expand its digital business internationally but will not bring its bricks and mortar stores abroad.
At an app developer conference for its Nook tablet in London yesterday (19th March), members of the Nook team repeatedly refused to comment on when the device would go on sale in the United Kingdom...
Tue, 06/03/2012 - 08:30
US retailer Barnes & Noble is to sponsor an event for developers in London later this month, raising speculation about a spring entry of its digital reader the Nook into the UK and Europe.
The event on 19th March will be hosted by Mobile Monday London and will feature a panel discussion with B&N director of developer relations...
Tue, 21/02/2012 - 15:41
Profit at US bookseller Barnes & Noble sank 12% in the third quarter, despite both physical and digital book sales rising, as the bookseller announced a new 8GB Nook model.
The company revealed today (21st February) that total sales increased 5% from $2.3bn (£1.5bn) to $2.4bn (£1.5bn) for the quarter ending 28th...
Mon, 06/02/2012 - 08:13
Canadian bookselling chain Indigo Books and Music and Books-a-Million have joined ranks with Barnes & Noble in refusing to sell Amazon-printed book titles in their stores.
Indigo’s vice-president Janet Eger accused the e-commerce giant of not acting in the best interests of readers and the wider industry as a whole by its...
Wed, 01/02/2012 - 09:00
Amazon.co.uk increased Kindle e-book sales by five times in its fourth quarter but its parent company Amazon.com announced a sharp fall in profits as it failed to meet analysts' expectations in its financial results today...
Tue, 31/01/2012 - 08:30
Barnes & Noble has grown its international content team, as the US bookseller seeks to establish further relationships with overseas publishers.
According to Publishers Marketplace, Emily Williams has joined Barnes & Noble as international content manager for digital products, reporting to Patricia Arancibia, who was recently...
Mon, 30/01/2012 - 08:05
US retailer Barnes & Noble is "developing a partnership with Waterstones to add the Nook to its locations this year", according to reports on news site Bloomberg Businessweek which quotes an unnamed source...
Wed, 11/01/2012 - 09:25
Print books sales in the US fell 9% in 2011, with strong growth in digital sales appearing to offset at least some of this decline. Sales lost from the collapse of Borders Inc were partially clawed back by other retailers, with Barnes & Noble estimating that the closing of Borders would give it a $200m to $230m boost for the year: and...
Fri, 06/01/2012 - 08:08
US bookseller Barnes & Noble has said that it is considering separating its Nook business from its traditional book retailing operations in order to "unlock value" from that business not represented in its share price. It has also confirmed the news, first reported in The Bookseller in November, that it is looking to...
Thu, 05/01/2012 - 08:25
American book chain Barnes & Noble is reportedly seeking bids for its publishing arm Sterling.
The bookseller acquired Sterling in 2003 for $115m but is now looking to shed its publishing business to concentrate on its technology and digital arms, according to...