Barnes and Noble’s struggling Nook division has been widely publicized over the past few years. Microsoft invested over 600 million dollars in Barnes and Noble’s Nook Media division in 2012. Now that’s looking like a pretty awful investment decision on Microsoft’s part. Today it was announced that Barnes and Noble is buying out Microsoft’s 16.8% […]
B&N Offering $5 eBooks with the Purchase of Paperbacks
Barnes and Noble has introduced a new promotion called B&N Sync Up where they are giving customers the option to buy the ebook copy of a book for $4.99 when purchasing the paperback version. The deal is being offered at Barnes and Noble retail stores only; you don’t get the same deal when purchasing books […]
B&N Confirms New Nook Coming Soon, Backtracks on Dropping “Color” Nooks
Yesterday Barnes and Noble released their 2014 first quarter financial results, and the news was pretty bad. Revenues are continually going down, and the Nook division is still sinking faster than B&N’s retail division. The retail segment had revenues of 1 billion dollars, which is down nearly 10% from the prior year. The Nook segment, […]
Barnes and Noble to Launch International Nook in 2012
Earlier in the week The Bookseller posted an article that mentions Barnes and Noble’s plans to launch the Nook internationally within the next four months. The United Kingdom is mentioned specifically, which leads to speculation about B&N partnering with Waterstone’s, a major UK book chain looking to expand its ereader selection.
The Nook 2 is Coming May 24th, a New eReader From Barnes and Noble
We’ve all been wondering when Barnes and Noble would finally update their original E Ink Nook—it’s been out nearly 18 months now; that’s pretty long by electronics standards—and now it looks like a new Nook, let’s dub it the Nook 2, will launch on May 24th. This news comes via a federal filing that Barnes […]
Nook Spotlight Pick for April; NYT Subscribers Bypass Paywall
Each month Barnes and Noble offers the first ebook in a popular series for $0.99 as their “Spotlight” pick. The Spotlight pick for April is Consider Phlebas by Iain M. Banks . It usually sells for $9.99. Consider Phlebas has a 4 star rating over 62 reviews at B&N. Here’s the description:
Nook: Spotlight Pick and More In Store Offers for March
Barnes and Noble released the march line-up for the More In Store promotion where Nook owners can download exclusive content each week by visiting a B&N retail store. Barnes and Noble also announced the “Spotlight” pick for the month of March. This is a new promotion where the first book in a popular series is […]
Get a Nook Color, NOOKbooks, Nook Classic for Half Price!
There seems to be a loophole that a number of folks have stumbled across to get a brand new Nook Color for roughly half price or even less. This would apply to the regular E Ink Nook as well and other merchandise from Barnes and Noble, including NOOKbooks. Groupon is running a promotion for $20 […]