Barnes & Noble released its earnings report for its fiscal 2015 second quarter today, and things don’t sound great for the company’s Nook business. The Nook division reported $64 million in revenue for the quarter, which marks a 41.3 percent decrease from the comparable quarter last year. Show More Summary
NOOK Media LLC has announced the launch of B&N Sync Up! The executives have curated a selection of paperbacks for this new in-store program. Customers who buy one of these books can purchase the NOOK eBook edition of that same title for $4.99. Show More Summary
Barnes & Noble’s Nook Media has forged a partnership with ESI Media, the commercial department of The London Evening Standard and The Independent, for an initiative that promotes reading in London schools with low literacy rates. The Get...Show More Summary
Barnes & Noble has still not given up hope on digital reading devices. More than a year after a failed collaboration between Microsoft and Nook, the company’s Nook Media division has partnered with Samsung to create a new co-branded Samsung...Show More Summary
Barnes & Noble's Nook Media has teamed up with Samsung Electronics America to develop a line of co-branded Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook tablets. The collection of tablets will marry Samsung Galaxy Tab's hardware with Nook's software. The 7-inch version of the tablet is slated to ship in August. Show More Summary
In book stores like Kindle and Nook today, find POLITICO Chief Investigative Reporter Kenneth P. Vogel's latest BIG MONEY: 2.5 Billion Dollars, One Suspicious Vehicle, and a Pimp—on the Trail of the Ultra-Rich Hijacking American Politics, which explores...Show More Summary
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.