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Morning Media Newsfeed: Garcia Marquez Dead at 87 | Whoopi Gets New Gig | Wallace Re-Signs - Posted April 18, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Garcia Marquez Dead at 87 | Whoopi Gets New Gig | Wallace Re-Signs - Posted April 18, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Barnes & Noble Reports 20% Decline in Nook Revenues - Posted August 20, 2013
Barnes & Noble reported that its Nook business which includes devices, digital content sales and accessories, earned revenues of $153 million for the first quarter 2014, down 20.2% from a year ago. Here is the breakdown from the ... [FishbowlDC]

Barnes & Noble Reports 20% Decline in Nook Revenues - Posted August 20, 2013
Barnes & Noble reported that its Nook business which includes devices, digital content sales and accessories, earned revenues of $153 million for the first quarter 2014, down 20.2% from a year ago. Here is the breakdown from the ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Barnes & Noble Founder Hopes to Buy Retail Business - Posted February 25, 2013
Barnes & Noble founder Leonard Riggio hopes to "purchase all of the assets of the retail business of Barnes & Noble" as the bookseller struggles in a difficult bookselling environment. The company offered a brief statement, but will not provide more commentary until a commit... [GalleyCat]

Why Did Liberty Media Bid for Barnes & Noble? - Posted May 31, 2011
As we previously noted, Liberty Media Corporation, a company chaired by entrepreneur John C. Malone, has submitted a proposal to bid for Barnes & Noble. The offer of $17 per share a... [GalleyCat]

Barnes & Noble Still Seeking Buyer As Stock Dips - Posted March 8, 2011
Barnes & Noble began seeking buyers in August, but has yet to seal the deal. According to ... [GalleyCat]

Barnes & Noble Board of Directors Ponders Selling the Company - Posted August 3, 2010
Late this afternoon, the Barnes & Noble board of directors announced they are considering selling the company--along with other "strategic alternatives" that might "increase stockholder value." Founder ... [GalleyCat]

William Lynch Named CEO of Barnes & Noble, Inc. - Posted March 18, 2010
39-year-old William Lynch has been named CEO of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS). Former CEO Steve Riggio will serve as vice chairman with an "active" role in the company. Previously, Lynch had he... [GalleyCat]

Barnes & Noble, Inc. to Acquire Barnes & Noble College Booksellers - Posted August 11, 2009
In an estimated $596 million transaction, Barnes & Noble, Inc. reached an agreement to acquire the privately-held company Barnes & Noble College Booksellers. The college bookseller runs 624 college bookstores around the country, supplying books to four million students, according ... [GalleyCat]

B&N Shares Increase After Founder Reveals Stock Buy - Posted August 16, 2007
Reuters reports that shares of Barnes & Noble rose more than 3 percent on Wednesday, after the chairman of the book retailer's board revealed he had purchased 100,000 shares of the company. In a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Wednesday, founder and former CEO ... [GalleyCat]

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