All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘barnes and noble’

$7 Million Shoplifting: One Family Went Wild In Multiple Stores Over Several Years

It is hard to imagine how one family could go on a $7 million shoplifting spree without being caught first, but somehow the Bogdanov family was able to do it. The family was finally arrested earlier this week at their Northbrook home, a suburb of Chicago. The shoplifting by the Bodanov family lasted for over a decade, and they were …

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Lexington, Kentucky Has the Most Kindle Readers

Amazon, who commands 55 to 60% of the e-book market, has been in the news as of late concerning its potential involvement behind a Justice Department lawsuit against other e-book suppliers, like Apple and Penguin, for price gouging. If all goes as planned, Amazon will be back to selling new e-book releases for $9.99 without any hassle, which leads to …

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Amazon Moves Towards E-Book Non-Exclusivity

James Atlas will be selling a series of short (25,000-40,000 words long) biographies for Amazon called “Amazon Lives.” He will buy and edit at least 12 of them. Aside from the Kindle Store, these books will be sold through eTail “[…] in all formats.” In addition to working for Amazon, James manages Atlas & Co., an independent publishing company, but …

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New Nook Tablet Set For February 22nd Launch?

Despite making hardware of comparable quality and price for years, Barnes & Noble’s line of Nook readers and tablets has been hard-pressed to compete with Amazon’s Kindle devices. Though the original Nook Tablet launched only 2 days behind the Kindle Fire, it has not been seen as a significant competitor. Part of the reason for this has been the Nook …

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Amazon Preparing To Launch A Retail Store?

Amazon may be preparing to launch its very own retail store, according to a recent report. The company is apparently planning to launch a single store in Seattle, Washington, where Amazon is headquartered, sometime in the next few months. Amazon would use the store as a test case to determine whether a larger retail chain could be profitable. Citing “sources …

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Barnes & Noble Preparing New Nook

In its bid to stay competitive with Amazon, Barnes and Noble appears to be preparing a new addition to their line of Nook readers and tablets. According to a recent report, the company’s engineers are preparing the new device for a release sometime this spring. There are almost no details on the device, which was mentioned in a piece in …

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Barnes and Noble’s “No Name-Calling Month”

Barnes and Noble joined with GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, to organize what was formerly referred to as “No Name – Calling Week” (which has been held for one week in January in past years), and upgrading the event to, “No Name – Calling Month”. Mary Amicucci, the vice president of Children’s Books for Barnes and Noble, …

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