News tagged with barnes noble

Barnes & Noble rejects bid, mulls Nook plans

US bookseller Barnes & Noble on Wednesday rejected an investment firm's offer for a controlling stake, as it said it was studying options for its troubled Nook electronic books unit.

Feb 26, 2014
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Microsoft executive charged with insider trading

US authorities Thursday charged a Microsoft executive and his friend and business partner with insider trading, saying they used confidential information on the tech giant's investment in bookseller Barnes ...

Dec 19, 2013
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Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch resigns

Barnes & Noble Inc. said Monday that William Lynch has stepped down as CEO, effective immediately, just weeks after the book retailer announced weak sales, big losses and the declining popularity of its Nook ...

Jul 09, 2013
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Barnes & Noble's loss more than doubles

Sales plummeted at Barnes & Noble bookstores in the latest quarter and its Nook e-book devices failed to keep up with competitors, pushing the company to a net loss that more than doubled from a year ago.

Jun 25, 2013
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UK's Pearson invests in Barnes & Noble's Nook (Update)

(AP)—Pearson, the U.K. publisher and education company, is to take a 5 percent stake in Barnes & Noble's NOOK e-reader as technology companies seek new inroads into the potentially lucrative business of digital textbooks ...

Dec 28, 2012
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Barnes & Noble launches new Nook HD

Barnes & Noble is rolling out two new versions of its Nook tablet with sleek new hardware and a sharper high-definition screen. The bookseller's move heightens the already intense tablet wars heading into ...

Sep 26, 2012
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'Fifty Shades' helps Barnes & Noble in 1Q

(AP) — Barnes & Noble's fiscal first-quarter loss narrowed, lifted by sales of e-books and other digital content as well as sales of the "Fifty Shades of Grey" series at its bookstores.

Aug 21, 2012
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