Barnes & Noble

What you didn’t already know about Barnes & Noble

By Paul St John Mackintosh
October 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

On the rather doubtful premise that the supposed downturn in ebook sales signals a revival for Barnes & Noble, Mental Floss has shared a roundup of “14 Page-Turning Facts About Barnes & Noble.” Some may surprise you. Some will be all too predictable. For instance, who would [...]

Seeking Alpha contributor: Barnes & Noble not doomed after all

By Chris Meadows
September 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

Just how much trouble is Barnes & Noble really in? It seems to be in a good deal of it. We haven’t covered it that much lately on TeleRead, but Nate mentioned on The Digital Reader in the last couple of weeks that its revenues and losses were down last quarter, and that while it claims it’s [...]

E-book-lovers vs. proprietary formats (yes, P is still evil)

By David Rothman
June 6, 2015 // 10 Comments

TeleRead writers traditionally have been strong supporters of e-book standards. No blinking. No hesitation. ePub is the way to go in most cases. The majority of us have just hated proprietary formats even though companies like Amazon make them hard to avoid. Proprietary formats remind us of the [...]

Barnes & Noble separates its college business

By Susan Lulgjuraj
February 28, 2015 // 1 Comment

Barnes & Noble announced it will separate its retail and e-book businesses from its college offering, making it a standalone company. Barnes & Noble Education will be come a separately publicly traded company in August, the company announced this week. With negative news surrounding B&N [...]

Barnes & Noble Sync UP pairs ebooks with print – for a price

By Paul St John Mackintosh
November 16, 2014 // 2 Comments

Barnes & Noble has introduced another service to lever off its bricks-and-mortar presence into greater ebook market share with the rollout of B&N Sync Up, which offers ebook pairings with a selected series of paperback titles – but for an additional $4.99. “Buy the paperback, [...]

Morning Links: B&N launches new audiobook app. Embrace change

By Joanna Cabot
November 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

We Need a New ‘Church and State’ in Digital Publishing (Media Shift) Much of the digital content industry is lost today in discussions about the blurred line between publisher and advertiser — otherwise known as the divide between church and state. *** Harlequin, Divergent Drive [...]

Weekend Links: Curious case of Ellora’s Cave. Kobo Aura HD vs Aura H2O

By Joanna Cabot
September 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

Four Books That Changed How I View the World (Book Riot) Whenever I open a book to read, I do it with a wish that when I reach the end, its story will have left me a different person. Here are four books that changed how I view the world. *** The Curious Case of Ellora’s Cave (Dear Author) [...]

Barnes & Noble and Google – an Amazon-beating combo?

By Paul St John Mackintosh
August 7, 2014 // 1 Comment

A widely quoted report in the New York Times details a partnership between Barnes & Noble and Google to create a same-day book delivery service utilizing Google Shopping Express. According to the report, “book buyers in Manhattan, West Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area will be [...]

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