Lost amid the Kindle Fire news today was an important piece of news for Barnes & Noble. B&N announced today that it has just added another 3,500 retail stores for the Nook family of gadgets. Sears will soon be carrying all the Nook gadgets in its stores, including both the 2,200 stores running under the Sears brand as well as 1,300 Kmart stores.
Customers will be able to see the gadgets and they will also find a selection of chargers, cases, styluses, and screen protectors for the Nook Touch, and NookColor.
Allen Ravas, SVP and president, Consumer Electronics, had this to say: “The addition of NOOK is an important move that will benefit Sears and Kmart customers as they head into the holiday shopping season. The availability of NOOK devices is one more reason to shop Sears and Kmart stores and our websites.”