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Barnes & Noble Makes Big Change To Nook Business

AP | By MAE ANDERSON and MICHELLE CHAPMAN | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Barnes & Noble hopes to survive by splitting in two. The largest U.S. brick-and-mortar bookseller, beset by tough...

Barnes & Noble's Last-Ditch Effort To Save Itself

Reuters | By Phil Wahba | Posted 05.08.2014 | Business

NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey (Reuters) - Barnes & Noble Inc is turning to its college roots to boost its top line. The U.S. bookseller, which opened ...

The Literary Road Show: Giving Writers Feedback and Support, not Statistics and Hype

Bernard Starr | Posted 06.24.2014 | Books
Bernard Starr

What authors and wannabee authors crave is feedback on their manuscripts and proposals from publishing professionals -- mainly literary agents and editors.

The Daily Innovator: It's Not Who You Know But How They Think

Kevin McDermott | Posted 06.16.2014 | Business
Kevin McDermott

Students of reasoning styles can boost their success at convincing others of the wisdom of a new idea by identifying and adapting to the logic filters of decision makers. Sizing up a situation realistically lets us know what to expect when we're pitching a new idea, and how to make the most of it.

American Hero Stories: A Navy SEAL

Bill_Robinson | Posted 06.14.2014 | Politics
Bill_Robinson

Thom Shea was a Navy SEAL (Sea, Air & Land) for 23 years. Special Operator, Chief SEAL Shea did three tours (approximately six months each) with SEAL Team Two in Kosovo, Macedonia and the Gulf, as well as two tours with SEAL Team Seven in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Why Print Books Will Endure

Steven Petite | Posted 05.29.2014 | Books
Steven Petite

There is something about owning a physical book, holding it in your hands, feeling the paper in between your fingerers while turning the pages and experiencing the journey of a tale on real paper, not on a paper white screen or illuminated retina display.

In 10 Years, Will Kids Even Know What Bookstores Are?

Steven Zacharius | Posted 05.03.2014 | Books
Steven Zacharius

Ten years from now will our children or grandchildren even know what a bookstore was? I live on Long Island, and we no longer have a major chain bookstore within ten miles of our home. I'm talking about Long Island, a highly populated are, not somewhere in the middle of nowhere.

Barnes & Noble Cutting Jobs

AP | Posted 04.12.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Barnes & Noble rose on Monday as the bookseller said it was cutting jobs. Barnes & Noble declined to specif...

Could Barnes & Noble's Struggles Be Good For Indie Bookstores?

| Posted 01.23.2014 | Books

By Danny O. Snow for IndieReader: Does art imitate life, or vice versa? Back in 1998, we all rooted for the charming little bookshop around the...

Staying Alive in a Digital World: A Talk With an Indie Bookstore Owner

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 02.08.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Fewer and fewer independent bookstores have survived the onslaught of online retailing. I thought it would be illuminating to talk with Annie Philbrick, co-owner of the Bank Square Bookstore.

Who Benefits From the Government Shutdown?

Tom Alderman | Posted 12.03.2013 | Politics
Tom Alderman

By now you've no doubt read countless stories about the 800,000 furloughed federal employees and all the horrific possibilities from a government shutdown. This is NOT one of those stories.

Barnes And Noble's Huge Loss Just Really Freaked Out Its Founder

AP | Posted 08.20.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Barnes & Noble's first-quarter net loss more than doubled and the struggling bookseller's former chairman said he's calling off his offer...

Interview With 2013 Acker Award Winner for Fiction, Rami Shamir

Lisa Chau | Posted 10.06.2013 | Books
Lisa Chau

Rami Shamir is the author of Train to Pokipse. A former Zuccotti Park Occupier with Occupy Wall Street, he strives to set an example for a new type of author.

Zombie Detectives and the Changing Face of Publishing

Phil Simon | Posted 09.15.2013 | Books
Phil Simon

If you're one of the most successful authors in the business, you shouldn't have anything to lose sleep over. Right? Kevin J. Anderson has published ...

Kim Bhasin

Barnes & Noble CEO Steps Down

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 07.08.2013 | Business

Barnes & Noble chief executive officer William Lynch has resigned, effective immediately, the company announced in a statement Monday. “I appreci...

The Beatles Make a Comeback Again and Again and Again and Again and...

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 07.14.2013 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

As the world goes to digital and infinite, it is the content that will survive long after we are gone. Or certainly past the time that we can remember that we actually already saw that movie. Or did we?

Microsoft's New Tablet?

Reuters | Posted 07.09.2013 | Technology

* Microsoft may bid $1 bln for digital assets-TechCrunch * Neither company commenting on report * Analysts say price may...

Nook Adds Surprising New Feature

AP | MAE ANDERSON | Posted 05.03.2013 | Books

NEW YORK -- Barnes & Noble is teaming up with Google to vastly increase the number of apps available on its Nook HD tablets. The bookstore chain says...

The Battle to Save Bookstores

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 05.29.2013 | Books
Penny C. Sansevieri

Should publishers step in to save bookstores? The answer, without question, is yes. But it's bigger than that.

Barnes & Noble Makes A Desperate Move

Reuters | Posted 05.22.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - Barnes & Noble Inc said on Friday it would give away a free Nook Simple Touch e-reader to any customer who buys its high-definition Nook H...

52 books, 52 weeks, Week 7: The Ugly Cry

Catherine McKenzie | Posted 04.22.2013 | Books
Catherine McKenzie

After a #fail with James Patterson's Private Berlin last week, I was happy to turn to a book I knew I would like this week, John Green's The Fault in Our Stars.

The Nook Business Is Suffering

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 04.17.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Barnes & Noble Inc. shares fell Thursday after the retailer said that it expects losses from its Nook e-reader business to be la...

Barnes & Noble To Close Hundreds Of Stores

Posted 01.30.2013 | Books

Barnes & Noble's top store executive Mitchell Klipper has told the Wall Street Journal (subscription required) that the company plans the closure of a...

A Timeless Read for a New Year

Mary Buffett | Posted 03.25.2013 | Small Business
Mary Buffett

We do have a chance and the choice -- every day -- to make the right decisions to make sure that our emotional lives are aligned with our financial lives. That is my gift to you as we begin this New Year.

UH OH: Suddenly, Fewer People Are Buying Nooks

Reuters | Phil Wahba | Posted 03.05.2013 | Technology

By Phil Wahba (Reuters) - Barnes & Noble Inc's Nook unit reported weak holiday season numbers on Thursday as it sold fewer e-readers an...