Nook Media

Barnes & Noble Nook sales drop, but still staying in the game

By Susan Lulgjuraj
August 20, 2013 // 3 Comments

Barnes & Noble has released its latest earnings report for the 2014 first quarter. As expected, the company saw a drop in revenues for a total of 8.5 percent. B&N’s retail segment, which consists of the Barnes & Noble bookstores and businesses, saw a decrease of 9.9 percent to [...]

Barnes & Noble's UK sales strategy is working better than I expected

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
August 16, 2013 // 1 Comment

I’m often highly critical of Barnes & Noble. Part of the reason for that is due to the fact that because I love their hardware, I cringe when they make what appear to be stupid and short-sighted decisions. I also want at least one strong Amazon competitor. I don’t think Amazon [...]

Is The Sky Really Falling on NOOK Media?

By Brian Howard
July 19, 2013 // 2 Comments

Editor’s note: The following opinion piece, written by former Book Business editor-in-chief Brian Howard, originally appeared on the Book Business website back on June 26. The subject this piece covers is, by now, relatively old news. But it’s also a very well-written and smartly [...]

UK Nook Simple Touch fire sale smoulders on

By Paul St John Mackintosh
July 10, 2013 // 3 Comments

The news of Barnes & Noble sacking its CEO and discontinuing production of its Nook line of readers doesn’t seem yet to have dented appetites for the devices, with enthusiasts scouring retailers and online shopping sites for remaining examples. Following a savage discounting round in the [...]

Morning Roundup: Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch Resigns, and more

By Joanna Cabot
July 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch Resigns (Paid Content) Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch has resigned. Michael Huseby, who was the company’s CFO, takes over as CEO of Nook Media, while Mitchell Klipper remains CEO of retail. * * * Internet Archive Now Hosts 4.4. Million eBooks, Sees 15 [...]

Morning Roundup: Cartoon Rejection Rates at the New Yorker

By Joanna Cabot
July 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

Cartoon Rejection Rates at the New Yorker (GalleyCat) How many times have you been rejected? The average cartoonist who works with The New Yorker magazine could get rejected up to 15 times every single week. * * * Scholastic Tips for Encouraging Summer Reading (Good e-Reader) While it’s tempting [...]

Morning Roundup: 15-year-old lands book deal for memoir

By Joanna Cabot
June 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

Amazon Editors Announce Best Books List (Good e-Reader) Just as digital publishing has done wonders to speed up the time to publication for books, the internet age has also sped up the process of book discovery and accolades. Amazon editors announced yesterday its 2013 Best Books of the Year So Far [...]

Barnes & Noble has restored Nook for PC and Mac

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
June 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

Earlier this month, I reported that Barnes & Noble had removed the install files for Nook for PC and Mac. Well, now they’re back. Although Barnes & Noble has said they aren’t supporting the apps anymore, something made them decide to make them available again. Hue and cry, [...]

Rumor: Microsoft Considering Buying Nook Media

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
May 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

TechCruch had a story on this yesterday. They have obtained some internal documents discussing the proposed deal, with Microsoft reportedly offering $1 billion for Nook Media. I agree with Nate over at The Digital Reader that this sounds plausible. Microsoft has been working with Barnes & Noble [...]

Barnes & Noble to sell Bluetooth Nook speaker

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
March 1, 2013 // 1 Comment

Engadget recently reported on a Nook Bluetooth speaker making its way through the FCC. Considering all the rumors and other news about Barnes & Noble lately, it’s nice to see that the Nook line isn’t being ignored. However, we’ll have to see about pricing. Bluetooth speakers are [...]

Morning Links — Layoffs coming soon to Nook Media?

By Joanna Cabot
March 1, 2013 // 1 Comment

Nook: Cost Cutting Coming (Digital Book World) New Service Offers Watermark DRM to Indie eBookstores (The Digital Reader) The Publishing Industry Has a Problem; ePub is not the Solution (TOC) ‘Trusted Friend’ is Top Book Discovery Tool (Galley Cat) Kindle Daily Deals: The Collected by [...]

Barnes & Noble Posts Losses, Still Committed to Nook

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
February 28, 2013 // 4 Comments

We’ve known the numbers were coming, and Barnes & Noble released its third quarter earnings today. A few items of interest: Third quarter consolidated revenues were $2.2 billion, a decrease of 8.8% as compared to the prior year. Third quarter consolidated earnings before interest, taxes, [...]

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