Len Riggio

B&N shareholder: "No one is happy with Nook"

By libertyc
September 11, 2013 // 3 Comments

Barnes & Noble had it annual shareholders meeting on Tuesday in New York City. It went as well as you would expect – in other words, not well at all. B&N chair and founder Len Riggio publically addressed shareholders for the first time since deciding not to purchase half of the company, [...]

Is Barnes & Noble splitting from Nook Media?

By libertyc
February 25, 2013 // 8 Comments

Lots of rumors were flying last night about a split of Barnes & Noble. It’s now been confirmed through an SEC filing that Len Riggio, current CEO of B&N, wants to buy the retail stores and BN.com. Nook Media and the college bookstores will remain a separate entity under current [...]

Len Riggio defeats Burkle Barnes & Noble board bid

By libertyc
September 29, 2010 // 6 Comments

The Wall Street Journal reports that Ron Burkle has lost his bid to seat himself and his chosen nominees on Barnes & Noble’s board of directors. Barnes & Noble shareholders elected founder Len Riggio and his nominees for the other two available seats to the Board of Directors. Barnes [...]

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