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...
Fri, 08/06/2012 - 07:00
The Nook application will be pre-loaded onto Microsoft’s Windows 8 programme when it launches in the US in summer, B&N c.e.o. William Lynch has revealed.
Speaking yesterday (7th June) at the Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition in Chicago, America, Lynch said a Nook app would be pre-loaded onto the programme for...
Tue, 10/04/2012 - 08:15
Barnes & Noble is strengthening its relations with UK publishers and app developers in the run-up to this month's London Book Fair, The Bookseller has learned.
The US book giant has had face-to-face meetings with a number of publishers ahead of the fair and has scheduled further half-hour sessions at the show (April...
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...
Fri, 02/12/2011 - 07:59
Giant US bookseller Barnes & Noble has reported a marginal decrease in sales in its second quarter with strong growth at BN.com and across its Nook range of digital readers failing to offset the continuing decline in physical book sales. Profits rose slightly despite the increasing costs of growing its Nook business.
Tue, 08/11/2011 - 09:58
Barnes & Noble is to expand its e-book service internationally next year, the company's chief executive has said. The development was revealed at the company's New York press conference at which it unveiled its $249 Nook Tablet, a direct competitor to Amazon's Kindle Fire and the Apple iPad.
William Lynch, chief...
Thu, 26/05/2011 - 08:52
Thriller writer Barry Eisler, who turned his back on a two-book deal for half a million dollars from St Martin’s Press, has decided to accept six figures from Amazon and become one of its first frontlist authors.
Eisler made the announcement at Publishers Launch's Book Expo America conference. The Eisler development is...
Tue, 24/05/2011 - 15:40
Barnes & Noble c.e.o. William Lynch has said he is looking at international opportunities for its Nook e-book reader, as it announced a new touchscreen device today.
The all-new Nook is being styled as the easiest e-reader on the market. It features a 6-inch touchscreen display and it weighs just 210g. The device offers up to two...
Thu, 06/01/2011 - 14:30
Barnes & Noble has had its best Christmas trading in its bookshops in more than a decade.
For the nine weeks to 1st January, store sales were up 8.2% to $1.1bn. Like for like sales at the bookstore were up 9.7%, its best bricks and mortar performance for more than 10 years. Total website sales were up 67% year on...
Wed, 27/10/2010 - 09:10
US bookseller Barnes & Noble has unveiled the latest version of its e-book device, the Nook, and said that it will open up the platform for developers so that they can deliver "new and innovative reading experiences". 'NookColor' will begin shipping on 19th November priced at $249 (£157). B&N also announced a...