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Barnes & Noble Nook E-Reader Losses Grow

Barnes & Noble Nook E-Reader Losses Grow

With the increasing shift to e-readers, one would guess that book retailers shifting to the e-reader would be doing well. Barnes & Noble, however, announced that the losses for its Nook Media division will be even greater than in years past. The problem, according to The New York Times, lies in [Full Story…]

Microsoft Enters e-Book Realm with Barnes & Noble Partnership

Microsoft Enters e-Book Realm with Barnes & Noble Partnership

Microsoft and NY-based Barnes & Noble, are partnering to create a Nook (e-book) application for Windows 8, as well as a subsidiary for B&N digital and college businesses.  According to the AP, B&N will be appeasing shareholders with this move, who have been pushing for a sale of the Nook [Full Story…]

Barnes & Noble Upshift Lynch to CEO

Barnes & Noble Upshift Lynch to CEO

Barnes & Noble's President William Lynch is being promoted to CEO, replacing Steve Riggio, who is remaining as vice chairman. Lynch has been with the company since February 2009 and has helped to launch the Nook and strengthen the company's e-commerce platform. ForbesPrevious:> [Full Story…]

FictionWise Acquired by Barnes and Noble

FictionWise Acquired by Barnes and Noble

New Jersey-based ebook publisher FictionWise is being acquired by Barnes and Noble for $15.7 million in cash. B&N plans to incorporate FictionWise into its developing ebook online purchasing platform, which is due to roll out at the end of this year.FictionWise is not ceasing operations, [Full Story…]

Barnes and Noble Launches Social Network

Barnes and Noble Launches Social Network

New York-based retailer Barnes and Noble has started My B&N, a social network that allows users to connect to others about their favorite books, movies and music. The new feature, which is accessible through the current Barnes and Noble site, can be integrated with popular social networks like [Full Story…]

Online Shopping Costing NY City Revenue

Online Shopping Costing NY City Revenue

Online shopping sites are costing the city tens of millions of dollars a year in lost revenue by not paying state and city sales taxes, and the figure is likely to increase in coming years, according to a report by the Independent Budget Office released yesterday. While popular sites that also have [Full Story…]