Barnes & Noble to Separate its Retail and Nook Businesses The famous bookselling superstore, Barnes & Noble is to undergo a business separation soon. It will split its retail section and the Nook e-reader departments into two separate public companies by Q1 2015.
Jun 25 2014, 1:40pm CDT
What to Look for E-Book Readers Many skeptics have criticized the use of e-book readers rather than books as something that devalues the experience. Others like the fact that they can hold their book and then keep it afterwards.
Apr 10 2014, 1:35pm CDT
Sony Exits From The Ebook: Will Nook Follow Soon? In case you didn’t notice, Sony used to sell ebooks in the U.S. and Canada. In fact, Sony was one of the first major ebook retailers and one of the first companies to manufacture and sell an e-reader here. It introduced...
Feb 6 2014, 6:10pm CST
Amazon Invading Barnes & Noble turf On Campus? While Barnes & Noble may be struggling right now as a company, it’s mostly the Nook digital media division that’s dragging down earnings — both B&N’s chain of retail stores and college bookstores are showing...
Jan 28 2014, 11:05pm CST
More Americans Reading Ebooks, Led By Younger And Wealthier More Americans are reading ebooks now than ever before, according to new data from the Pew Internet & American Life project.
Some 28% of U.S. adults have read an ebook in the past year, up from 23% a year ago. About...
Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST
Amazon Tested Kindle Kiosk Vending Machines Amazon has decided to use vending machines to test its range of Kindle products in the outer world. The Kindle Kiosk, as it is called, may just be the thing the geeks need to get out of their comfort zone.
Jan 10 2014, 12:10pm CST
Why Michael Huseby For Barnes & Noble CEO Job? Barnes & Noble has a new CEO: Michael Huseby, who was most recently running the company’s Nook digital media division in the wake of the departure of CEO William Lynch in July 2013 but joined the company in 2012 as...
Jan 8 2014, 9:01am CST
Zola Acquires Bookish But It's Really About Amazon Last year, when Bookish launched, I asked the question on this blog, “will [start-up book retailer backed by three of the largest publishers] Bookish succeed or fail?” The answer today is “yes.”
Start-up ebook retailer...
Jan 6 2014, 2:06pm CST
Smashwords Website Revamp And Scribd Deal Self-publishing platform Smashwords has just unveiled its biggest website redesign since it launched in 2008. In a blog post, founder Mark Coker said:
We made hundreds of changes large and small. We also made...
Dec 20 2013, 10:06am CST
Barnes & Noble Introduces Holiday Ad Campaign and NOOK GlowLight Barnes & Noble has introduced their new ad campaign and new $119 NOOK GlowLight eReader for this holiday season. Actor Jack McBrayer features this campaign titled “It All Happens at Barnes & Noble”. It is also used to promote the lighter NOOK GlowLight as well as their stores as a shopping paradise.
Nov 12 2013, 6:49am CST
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