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Author Ryan Holiday on “the nature of world-altering success”

Contributor Contributor More posts by this contributor The dinner that destroyed Gawker Author Ryan Holiday on “the nature of world-altering success” It could be said that the first few ye

Barnes & Noble is killing itself

I’ve been chronicling the slow demise of B&N for years now, watching the company bleed out, drop by drop, until it has become a shell of its former value. B&N was a cultural center in pl

The death of retail is greatly exaggerated

I’ve been thinking a lot about retail these days and I’ve been connecting the dots between the seeming death of retailers like Ralph Lauren and the book industry. In short, we are feeling

What’s next for books?

I like Digital Reader editor Nate Hoffelder. He is one of the few bloggers about publishing who doesn’t suck up to the industry, nor does he particularly gild the lily. He basically believes tha

The new Barnes & Noble Nooks come with free malware

Barnes & Noble began outsourcing its Nook e-readers a few years ago after a partnership with Samsung and their latest $50 Nook 7 android tablet, announced last month, shows us how that has worked

Barnes & Noble is back with a $50 NOOK tablet

Barnes & Noble spent a number of years going toe to toe with Amazon in the e-reader market and actually produced some pretty nice devices in the process. The last few years, however, have been pre

Barnes & Noble drops its CEO after deeming him ‘not a good fit’

Easy come, easy go in corporate bookseller land. Less than a year after starting his gig as company head, Ronald D. Boire has been unceremoniously let go from his CEO gig at Barnes & Noble . The o

Barnes & Noble Announces A Waterproof Nook

The Nook is now available in a waterproof version and is the first Nook to sport user profiles, because, you know, couples that read together stay together. Called the Nook GlowLight Plus (because it

Barnes & Noble Releases A New Nook-Branded Samsung Tablet

Alas, poor Nook! I knew him, Reader: a tablet of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy: it hath borne me into the library a thousand times; and now, how abhorred in my imagination it is! my gorge rim

Shelfie Is Shazam For Your Bookshelf

If you're like me, you have a lot of Mad Magazine books from the 1970s, a classic copy of Oui from 1979, and three Hungarian cookbooks. In other words, you're a well-read individual. But how do you ge

Barnes & Noble Closes International Nook Store

The Digital Reader found an interesting email sent to international Nook users about the Nook app for Windows. Essentially it informs international Nook users outside the US or the UK that their conte

Up Close With The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

With the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, Barnes & Noble has partnered with a major manufacturer to offer their unique – but fading – Nook product. Is it enough? The device its

Nook And Samsung Announce Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, An Android Tablet For Reading

In an effort to bring the Nook platform to a more familiar – and more fully-featured – device, Nook has announced the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, a 7-inch tablet made primarily by Samsung.

Barnes & Noble Teams With Google To Stem The Amazon Tide

In a move clearly designed to counter the rising power of Amazon in the physical bookselling space, Barnes & Noble has debuted a pilot program with Google for same-day delivery of books in Manhatt

Barnes & Noble Taps Samsung As Hardware Partner For New NOOK Tablets

Barnes & Noble’s e-reader and tablet division has been in a bit of a tailspin over the past couple of years, but today it announced that it’ll be taking a different approach through a

Barnes & Noble Confirms Staff Losses At Nook, But Hardware Unit Still Exists

A report from Business Insider earlier today claimed that Barnes & Noble had eliminated its Nook hardware engineering staff in its entirety. Barnes & Noble has confirmed to TechCrunch that the

No End To Nook’s Bad News As Revenues Take A 20% Dive For Q1 2014, But New Hardware On The Way

Barnes & Noble can't stem the losses from its digital books and device division, as the Nook department saw revenues drop 20.2 percent year over year according to the company's just-released quart

With Declining Nook Sales, B&N Says Lynch Out As CEO, Huseby Steps Up, Big Strategic Review Planned

Looks like things at Barnes & Noble will get a bit worse before they have a chance of getting better. The bookseller has just <a target="_blank" href="http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/2013070

Barnes & Noble Reports $118.6M Loss On Revenue Of $1.3B In Q4, Plans To Open Nook Brand To Tablet OEMs

Barnes & Noble reported its fiscal fourth quarter earnings this morning, and the financials make it clear that the company is still struggling to figure out how it fits into the larger digital rea

Barnes & Noble Kills Mac And PC Dedicated Nook Apps, Looks Like Part Of Larger Strategy Shift

Barnes & Noble appears to be distancing itself and its products from the e-reader and e-book category, and trying to move into more of a role as a maker of low-cost tablets. The shift is ongoing a
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