barnes & nobles

  • Barnes & Noble CEO Steps Down, President William Lynch Takes Over

    Steve Riggio has signed off as CEO of bookseller Barnes & Noble to become the company’s Vice Chairman. Replacing him at the helm will be William Lynch, who has heaps of experience in e-commerce under his belt and was previously President of B&N’s main website ( The company also announced the promotion of COO Mitchell Klipper to chief executive of the… Read More

  • BookRenter Opens Up Textbook Rentals To Campus Bookstores And Other Partners

    Anyone who has bought a textbook, whether during college or graduate school, understands how expensive they can be. College textbook rental startup BookRenter is trying to make the process of buying textbooks more affordable through its online site which loans books to students for a fixed duration. Today, the startup is opening up its platform to other sites to allow any college or business… Read More

  • Author Solutions To Distribute Indie E-Books Through B&N Website, Nook

    Fresh off the heels of a distribution agreement that brought many of e-books in its catalog to Scribd, indie book publisher Author Solutions (ASI) has inked a similar deal with bookseller Barnes & Noble. Under terms of the agreement, e-book formats of all new ASI titles published through the AuthorHouse, iUniverse, Trafford Publishing, and Xlibris imprints will be made available for… Read More