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Best Buy To Sell Nook, Barnes & Noble E-Reader, Beginning Sunday

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NEW YORK — Electronics seller Best Buy Co. will sell Barnes & Noble Inc.'s electronic reader Nook beginning Sunday, the companies said Monday.

The $259.99 e-reader and its will be sold at 1,070 Best Buy stores in the U.S. Previously, the device was sold only at Barnes & Noble stores and online.

Barnes & Noble introduced the Nook last year to compete against Amazon.com's Kindle and other e-readers.

Shares of the book seller rose 10 cents to $22.87 in morning trading. Best Buy shares rose 14 cents to $45.03.

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