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 promoted to director, editorial & publisher relations for international content. Williams was most recently digital content producer for Publishers Marketplace.
Barnes & Noble is looking to take its digital e-reader the Nook overseas and its reportedly close to revealing a deal to sell the device through Waterstones in the UK. It has also been growing its overseas content and non-English-language content for sale in the US through deals with foreign publishers. The New York Times reported over the weekend that B&N was working on a fifth iteration of its Nook device, with the new model expected to be unveiled in the spring.