Barnes & Noble’s digital publishing arm NOOK Media has officially introduced its self-publishing platform NOOK Press to authors and publishers in the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands and Belgium. Using the platform, authors and publishers can self-publish their books in these territories. Show More Summary
Barnes & Noble’s digital arm Nook has plans to introduce its self-publishing platform to authors in the UK tomorrow, according to reports. To support the launch, the retailer is a marquee sponsor at the Oxford Literary Festival thisShow More Summary
Digital publishing platform Vook has introduced a new dashboard for authors and content owners to track eBook sales called Author Control. The tool pulls sales data from Amazon, Amazon KDP, iBooks, Barnes & Noble, Nook Press, Kobo Writing...Show More Summary
Private investment management firm G Asset Management (GAM) has offered to buy 51% of Barnes & Noble, Inc., valuing the company at $22 per share. GAM has also made an alternative offer to acquire 51% of the Nook segment, valuing the segment at $5 per share. Show More Summary
Barnes & Noble’s NOOK Media is running a limited-time free eBook and magazine promotion through the NOOK app for Windows 8.1 in Australia. Customers that install the app as a new user and then sign in with a Microsoft account will get access to five free books and five free magazines. Show More Summary
Barnes & Noble has appointed Michael P. Huseby as its new CEO effective immediately. The book retailer has not had a CEO since William Lynch has resigned in July. Huseby has been serving as CEO of NOOK Media ever since Lynch left. In...Show More Summary
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