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As Nook revenues plunge, B&N says it's "calibrating" strategy but "committed" to devices

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Barnes & Noble had warned investors that its third-quarter Nook earnings would be disappointing. The earnings report was released before the market opened Thursday morning, and indeed, Nook revenues — consisting of devices and digital content — were down 26 percent, to $316 million, despite the fact that Barnes  &...
As Nook revenues plunge, B&N says it's "calibrating" strategy but "committed" to devices

Pearson buys 5% stake in NOOK Media, the Microsoft-Barnes & Noble joint venture, for $89.5m

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A bit of news straight out of left field today that should perk some ears over at Amazon.com HQ: publishing and education company Pearson has announced that it is investing nearly $90 million in cash in NOOK Media, the recently formed joint-venture of Microsoft and Barnes & Noble. The strategic...
Pearson buys 5% stake in NOOK Media, the Microsoft-Barnes & Noble joint venture, for $89.5m

Inkling will sell iPad textbooks in over 900 college bookstores

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iPad textbook publisher Inkling is partnering with college bookstore provider Follett. Starting this fall, Follett will sell “hundreds of Inkling titles” in its over 900 college bookstores — including Stanford and UC Berkeley — and on its website. Titles include popular undergraduate textbooks as well as specialized MBA, medical and...
Inkling will sell iPad textbooks in over 900 college bookstores

College bookstores settle dispute over how textbooks are touted on Amazon

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One of the ads that was disputed by the NACS The National Association of College Stores — a trade association that represents more than 3,100 college bookstores — was none too pleased last year when Amazon.com touted an offer for students to save up to 60 percent on new textbooks;...
College bookstores settle dispute over how textbooks are touted on Amazon

Barnes & Noble Q1 revenues up slightly, but Nook device sales fall

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Barnes & Noble reported first quarter earnings for fiscal year 2013 on Tuesday morning. The bookstore chain’s revenues were up slightly, to $1.45 billion, and in line with analyst estimates of $1.48 billion. But Nook sales were flat, despite the launch of the Nook Tablet and front-lit Nook e-reader during...
Barnes & Noble Q1 revenues up slightly, but Nook device sales fall

Pearson to take on Amazon by buying stake in e-reader venture Nook

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Financial Times owner looks to tap into student market by taking 5% share in digital book venture in a deal worth $89.5mFinancial Times-owner Pearson is to take on Amazon with a move into the e-reader market by purchasing a 5% stake in Nook, Barnes & Noble's digital books venture, in...
Pearson to take on Amazon by buying stake in e-reader venture Nook

College Bookstores Drop Amazon Dispute

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Amazon.com and an association of college bookstores resolved a dispute over the online retailer's advertising of discounted used books....
College Bookstores Drop Amazon Dispute

Barnes & Noble earnings: Nook sales up as retail sales slide

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Barnes & Noble reported second-quarter earnings for the period ending October 27 before the bell on Thursday morning. Revenues totaled $1.9 billion on losses of $0.04 a share — down 0.4 percent from a year ago, but slightly better than analyst expectations. Retail sales — consisting of bricks-and-mortar bookstores and...
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