The Barnes and Noble Nook and digital ebook store has lost its shine in recent years. This is partly due to Amazon being the online retailer of choice and the Kindle having a dominant market share. Kobo e-readers, audiobooks and ebooks are available in thousands of Walmart stores. It looks like B&N is not giving … [Read more...] about Will Barnes and Noble get serious about the Nook?
Amazon, Barnes and Noble and Kobo have abandoned on-board SD cards and these three brands represent the vast majority of e-reader sales in North America. In Europe and China many e-reader brands have also removed support for SD cards, this is evident with most of Onyx Boox's new devices and ditto with Tolino and … [Read more...] about Should e-Reader companies support SD Cards?
Barnes and Noble is in a sordid state of affairs, in the most recent quarter, the company has $11.2 million in cash and $63.7 million in accounts receivable. While it doesn’t have any short-term debt, it does have over $621 million in accounts payable. This means it owes landlords, publishers and suppliers a copious … [Read more...] about Barnes and Noble should release a new Nook in 2019
Christmas is a few weeks away and Boxing day soon thereafter. There are many deals and discounts to be had if you are looking for a new e-reader. This list will be constantly updated until the end of the year, so make sure you check back often.Walmart - The Kobo Clara HD is on sale, this is the latest gen e-reader … [Read more...] about Christmas and Boxing Day e-Reader Sales – Roundup
Barnes and Noble released the Nook Tablet 7 last year and it is considered a very budget device. It primarily completed against the Amazon Fire 7 and appealed to people invested in the B&N ecosystem. Today the nation's largest bookseller announced a second generation NOOK 7 tablet with expanded storage to carry … [Read more...] about Barnes and Noble releases Nook Tablet 7 2018 Edition
Barnes and Noble has disclosed that this summer they saw a decline in book sales by 3%. The bookseller saw an increase in sales from adult hardcovers and saw a modest improvement on trade paper, kids, and young adult categories. Non-books increased 1.9%, led by toys and games growth, cafe and better gift results. … [Read more...] about Book sales decreased by 3% at Barnes and Noble
Indigo Books and Music is the largest bookstore chain in Canada and last month they opened up their first US location in the Mall at Short Hills in New Jersey. The company has officially confirmed to Good e-Reader that they are not selling Kobo e-readers or Kobo products in their US store. They also said they had no … [Read more...] about Indigo Books and Music is not selling Kobo e-readers in the US
Barnes and Noble has received multiple bidders to purchase the entire bookstore chain and the Nook. The bookseller said on Wednesday that they would form a launch a formal review process to evaluate its strategic options. A special committee of the board will lead the review. Leonard Riggio the largest shareholder … [Read more...] about Barnes and Noble is going to sell the company
Barnes and Noble has no plans to release a new e-reader this year and the bookseller has moved the entire Nook section to the back of the store in almost 600 locations in the United States. The old display areas have been torn down and thrown in the garbage. The Nook e-reading app for Android and iOS has not been … [Read more...] about The B&N Nook is on its deathbed
Barnes and Noble is officially not prioritizing the Nook anymore. The company has announced that in the past three months hardware digital sales fell 8.6%, to $25.3 million. One of the big reasons of the decline is that some stores were moving the Nook section to the back of the bookstore. Apparently this is going to … [Read more...] about Barnes and Noble is throwing in the towel on the Nook e-reader
When Kobo first incorporated and started to sell e-readers and ebooks they famously said the US market was too hypercompetitive and they would rather focus on international expansion. Barnes and Noble in their glory days was generating over a billion dollars a year on their Nook unit and Amazon was selling Kindle 4-5 … [Read more...] about Kobo at Walmart will be the deathblow for the B&N Nook
Barnes and Noble had a horrendous holiday season and the entire bookstore chain experienced declining sales of 6.4% as compared to the prior year. Over the course of the entire year of 2017 sales fell 6% to $3.7 billion and Barnes and Noble recorded a net loss of $125.5 million compared to a profit of $22 million the … [Read more...] about Barnes and Noble staff disclose why the bookstore is so dysfunctional