Barnes & Noble Divides $300 Million in Half

December 8, 2014

The December 4th announcement of Microsoft’s retreat from Barnes & Noble is well documented. Barnes & Noble demonstrated how to turn $300 million into $125 million (OK, less than half). The company’s shares had a brief dip but then recovered.

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Is Barnes & Noble the Best Buy of Bookselling?

January 4, 2012

How I wish that were a compliment. It likely would have been in 2004 when Best Buy was named “Company of the Year” by Forbes.

Today it’s an insult. Or a threat. Or a doom-filled prediction. (more…)

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