Hastings to Sell eBooks

Hastings Entertainment released its financial report for Q1 2011 today. Net earnings were down from Q1 2010 ($400,000 vs $1 million). Operating income was also down ($1.0 vs $1.5 million). But there is some good news.

The multimedia entertainment retailer also announced today that it plans to start selling eBooks in Fall 2011. It also plans to offer apps where it will sell both eBooks and its other digital content, all inside the same app.