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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.

dateFeb 26, 2014 in Business
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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 ...

dateDec 19, 2013 in Business
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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 ...

dateJul 09, 2013 in Business
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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.

dateJun 25, 2013 in Business
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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 ...

dateDec 28, 2012 in Business
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