Topic: Barnes & Noble

Will the Kindle Fire Be an iPad Killer?

Virtues and downsides for magazines debated

When Amazon released the Kindle Fire last November, it was heralded as the first tablet with a shot at loosening Apple’s stronghold on the market. But with Apple still dominating…

Liberty Media Buys Stake in Barnes & Noble

Media giant avoids full buyout

Liberty Media said it would purchase a stake in Barnes & Noble for $204 million. The media giant was seen as a potential savior for the bookseller that went up…

Amazon and Barnes & Noble Pull 'Buy' Links From Apps

Apple is starting to enforce its new app guidelines

In the latest development in Apple’s contentious relationship with booksellers, the country’s two biggest e-book retailers—Amazon and Barnes & Noble—have stopped selling their wares directly to customers through their Apple…

Borders to Close Its Doors

Bookseller fails to find buyer

Borders will be closing its doors by the end of September, liquidating its remaining 399 stores starting as early as this week. The closure comes as the United States’ second-largest…

Burkle's Barnes & Noble Investment a Big Mistake, Says 'N.Y. Post'

The billionaire missed out on a recent stock surge

Ron Burkle's made a major blunder with his recent Barnes & Noble investment, says the New York Post. According to a regulatory filing, the billionaire investor dropped $11 million on…

Amazon's Publishing Plans Cause Rivals Some Unease

Traditional publishers wary of big hire

Earlier in the week, Amazon announced that it was hiring Laurence Kirshbaum, the former CEO of Time Warner Book Group, to head a new publishing imprint. This seems like an…

John Malone Explains Barnes & Noble Bid

Liberty Media chairman cites Sirius experience, future of the Nook

John Malone, the chairman of Liberty Media, explained why his company made a buyout bid for Barnes & Noble valuing it at $1 billion. The decision came down to Liberty's…

Sales of Women's Magazines Boom on Nook Color

Women prefer e-readers, while men buy more iPads

While the iPad is still the preferred format for many magazines, Barnes & Noble’s Nook Color is proving a worthy rival when it comes to women’s titles. Sales of magazines…

Barnes & Noble Gets Buyout Offer

Bookseller mulls takeover

Barnes & Noble announced it received a buyout offer from Liberty Media. The deal would value the struggling bookseller at $1 billion. Liberty Media has its fingers in many media pots,…