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Barnes & Noble Reports ‘Largest Retail Sales Day Ever’

Today Barnes & Noble reported that December 23, 2010 was the “largest retail sales day ever in the company’s nearly 40-year history.”

The bookseller promised a more comprehensive report on January 6th, and eBookNewser has more details.¬† At the same time, some gloomier news emerged about Borders over the holiday weekend, causing the bookstore’s stock price to drop.

Daily Finance has more details about Borders: “As first reported on Dec. 30 by industry newsletter Publishers Lunch, Borders has been telling some of its key vendors — including some of the largest publishing houses — that it’s delaying year-end 2010 payments for inventory.”

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