Thu, 16/05/2013 - 12:00
Major publishers are donating e-books to the Get London Reading Campaign, backed by Nook.
Hachette UK, HarperCollins, Penguin and Random House have signed up to donate titles from bestselling children’s authors, including Michael Morpurgo’s A Medal for Leroy (HarperCollins) and Roald Dahl’s Charlie and...
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...
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,...
Mon, 28/01/2013 - 09:00
US bookstore chain Barnes & Noble could lose a third of its stores in the next 10 years, according to chief executive Mitchell Klipper.
Speaking in an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Klipper described how “every...
Mon, 07/01/2013 - 07:35
John Lewis has reported a 45% increase in sales of e-readers over the Christmas period, compared to the same time last year, with "explosive growth" in sales of new tablet products.
Sales of electrical goods and home technology, including Kindle, Nook, Kobo and Apple e-readers and tablets, were up by 30.9% overall at the...
Thu, 03/01/2013 - 15:19
US retailer Barnes & Noble has reported revenues over the last two months of the year of $1.2bn, a drop of 10.9% on 2011, with sales of Nook digital products declining during the festive period.
The statement said that the Nook segment of the business, which comprises the company's digital business - including readers, digital...
Wed, 02/01/2013 - 09:00
Pearson has bought a 5% stake in NOOK Media, the e-reading company spun out of Barnes & Noble earlier this year. Pearson is investing $89.5m in cash in the business valuing it at $1.8bn, and sees the deal as a way of leveraging its education content on the NOOK platforms. NOOK Media, which is part-owned by B&N and Microsoft, also...