Barnes & Noble Launching New Nook?

| May 20 | 1 Comment

It seems that Barnes & Noble is announcing a new ereader next week. Mashable reports that the bookselling chain has invited reporters to an event on Tuesday May 24, the same date referred to in an SEC filing regarding “the launch of a new ereader device.” The big question is what will set this new ereader apart from the current Nook and Nook Color? The […]

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Barnes & Noble Finds a Potential Buyer

| May 20 | 0 Comments

Barnes & Noble announced yesterday that they have received a $1 billion buyout offer from Liberty Media. The struggling bookstore chain had been looking for a buyer since last summer. Liberty Media is a Colorado-based media conglomerate chaired by John Malone. The company has interests in cable channels QVC and Starz along with websites like Evite and Expedia. The rising popularity of ebooks has created […]

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Barnes & Noble Gives Nook Color a Major Update

| Apr 26 | 0 Comments

Barnes & Noble announced yesterday that the Nook Color is getting a major software update that will add full-featured email, apps, and Flash support for web browsing. Nook Color v1.2 will be automatically downloaded to devices that are registered and connected to Wi-Fi over the coming weeks. If you want to update your Nook Color immediately, you can manually download v1.2 at www.nookcolor.com/update. The Nook […]

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Nickelodeon Digital Books for NOOK Kids Collection Announced

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Barnes & Noble, the world’s largest bookseller, has announced the continued expansion of the largest collection of digital children’s picture books through a partnership with Nickelodeon, offering the first-ever digital books from the number-one entertainment brand for kids. Books featuring popular Nickelodeon favorites SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer are available in a fun, engaging, digital format, only for Barnes & Noble customers through the […]

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Barnes & Noble Celebrates Black History Month With Nook Books

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It’s February, which means that it’s time for Black History Month and Barnes & Noble has decided to celebrate in their own special way. According to eBookNewser, the publisher will be holding some special events and promotions. One of the promotions will reportedly be for specially priced Nook books from Black American authors, with featured titles including: Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lack; […]

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Barnes & Noble Discontinue Nook 3G

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While it’s true that Barnes & Noble is selling Nook products by the millions, the 3G seems to be one variant that hasn’t been doing its part to help out. According to Engadget, there is some hard evidence from within B&N that proves the company is planning to discontinue the Nook 3G. Sales will reportedly continue on the Nook 3G until current stock is exhausted […]

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Barnes & Noble Releases New iPad Nook App For Kids

Barnes & Noble has released a new app for the iPad entitled Nook Kids. The new app provides thousands of children’s books in digital form on the popular Apple e-reader. The app opens up Barnes & Noble’s massive catalog of children’s content to iPad users and includes over 100 interactive children’s books as well. As part of the promotion for the new app, customers will […]

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Barnes & Noble Made It Rain This Holiday Season

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Book retailing giant Barnes & Noble capped a great Holiday shopping season by not only increasing sales, but hitting their highest single-day sales mark in company history. The book retailer experienced their greatest single-day sales ever on December 23, 2010. Barnes & Noble enjoyed a strong Holiday season over the nine-week period that ended on January 1, 2011, posting sales growth of 9.7% compared to […]

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Barnes & Noble Announces January is “No Name-Calling Month”

| Jan 5 | 0 Comments

Barnes & Noble has announced that January will be celebrated as “No Name-Calling Month” in its stores and online. The bookseller has partnered with Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing and the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network to bring attention to the problem of bullying. Barnes & Noble’s website (bn.com) will feature exclusive video from bestselling children’s, teen, and adult authors like Hilary Duff, Lisa […]

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Nook eReader From Barnes & Noble Gets a Massive Update

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Owners of the Barnes & Noble Nook eReader should be aware that the book giant has recently released a software update for the popular eReader. The update includes changes to the sync function, security improvements, organization tools, and new optimized search tools. The Version 1.5 release from Barnes & Noble will now allow users to sync the last page they read in a particular book […]

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