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Barnes & Noble Looks to Digital to Stem Losses

Barnes & Noble Looks to Digital to Stem Losses

Barnes & Noble recently announced a larger than expected loss for the last quarter ($59 million) which was attributed to competition from bankruptcy sales by Borders and investment in digital technology. While the company credits its digital initiatives for its 65% year over year sales growth, [Full Story…]

A Tipping Point For NY Publishers?

A Tipping Point For NY Publishers?

Big NY publishers are facing increased pressure these days: two weeks ago Amazon.com was one of the six bidders in the auction of Amanda Hocking's books. The move to participate in the auction is, according to Crain's New York Business, the first time the online company had competed with a major [Full Story…]

Why Barnes & Noble Should Be a Publisher

Why Barnes & Noble Should Be a Publisher

According to a recent article in GigaOm, NYC's Barnes & Noble needs to be a publisher. The company, which recently announced its first profit in four quarters, took a big hit on Wall Street. Frustrating as this may be, the hit was due to the announcement that the bookseller was eliminating its [Full Story…]