It seems like Barnes & Noble’s Nook is performing as poorly as expected. The book retailer announced its second quarter financial results which showed major declines from last year’s sales – $109 million compared to last year’s $160Show More Summary
Barnes’ & Noble’s Nook Media has introduced a new eReader called the Nook GlowLight. Despite concerns about the business and the departure of the company’s CEO, the company seems to be holding on for another holiday season. The $119 Nook GlowLight is a 6.5 inch eInk Pearl Display eReader with a backlit screen. Show More Summary
A number of publishing job changes were announced this week. Dan Smetanka will serve as executive editor at Counterpoint Press. Prior to this, he held the position of editor-at-large. As an editor, he acquires both fiction and nonfiction manuscripts for the Counterpoint and Soft Skull imprints. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
College students who are back to school can now read their campus’ newspapers on their Nook. Barnes & Noble’s Nook Media arm announced today that it will distribute digital newspapers from leading colleges and universities from across the U.S. Show More Summary
Barnes & Noble is now selling digital editions of college newspapers through Nook.
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Barnes & Noble reported that its Nook business which includes devices, digital content sales and accessories, earned revenues of $153 million for the first quarter 2014, down 20.2% from a year ago. Here is the breakdown from the press...Show More Summary
Barnes & Noble delivered another bad earnings report on Tuesday. Nook revenues plunged 20.2 percent, and revenue across the business was down 8.5 percent overall. Chairman Leonard Riggio is also abandoning his plan to buy up Barnes & Noble's retail stores and take them private.
Barnes & Noble subsidiary Nook Media has introduced a new line of Nook video apps for iOS, Android and Roku devices. The app allows users to purchase and stream video through their devices from the Nook content library. They can stream...Show More Summary
Barnes & Noble dropped the price of the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight to $99 on Sunday, making it the only front-lit reader on the market under $100.
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As new technologies have turned the book publishing industry on its head, the U.S.’s largest chain bookstore’s push to embrace digital may lead to its ultimate demise. As Barnes & Noble raced to compete with Apple and Amazon in the eReader...Show More Summary
ABC Phonics Word Family is Recommended Children’s App of the Week. The app, which is available for iOS, Android & through Amazon’s App Store and Nook, helps kids learn phonics in a fun way. The $2.99 tool includes 56 different phonics word family groups to help kids learn how to spell. Show More Summary
Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. Barnes & Noble CEO Lynch Out After Nook Woes Deepen (Forbes) Another dreary chapter for Barnes & Noble came to a close Monday with the resignation of chief executive William Lynch, the man brought on board to build the company’s tablet business. Show More Summary
Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch has resigned. In addition, Michael P. Huseby will serve as CEO of NOOK Media and Barnes & Noble, Inc. president. Lynch had this statement: I appreciate the opportunity to serve as CEO of this terrific...Show More Summary
Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. Nook Sales Down 16.8 Percent in Fiscal 2013 (AppNewser) Barnes & Noble’s Nook business, which is made up of devices, digital content sales and accessories, had revenues...Show More Summary
Barnes & Noble revealed a that consolidated revenues for the fourth quarter decreased 7.4 percent to $1.3 billion as compared to the same period last year. The company also saw steep 16.8 percent drop in Nook revenues. The bookseller’s...Show More Summary
Barnes & Noble’s Nook business, which is made up of devices, digital content sales and accessories, had revenues of $108 million in Q4 2013 and $776 million for the full year, which was down 36% for the quarter and 16.8% for the full year, the company reported today. The bookseller pointed out that digital content sales were up 16.2% for the year. Show More Summary
Barnes & Noble said in its earnings report Tuesday that it will stop manufacturing Nook tablets in-house.