Barnes & Noble reported a smaller quarterly loss and said it would separate its retail and Nook Media businesses, sending shares up about 9 percent.» Read More
NEW YORK, July 9- Bookstore chain Barnes& Noble Inc has pledged to make its stores friendly to nursing mothers as part of a settlement with New York State after a woman who was breastfeeding was asked to cover herself or leave one of its locations.
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June 25- Barnes& Noble Inc said it would spin off its Nook tablets and college books business, letting go of the loss-making Nook e-reader business to focus on its book stores.
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The Nook business has cost the company hundreds of millions of dollars as it tried to keep pace with deep-pocketed rivals such as Amazon.com Inc, Apple Inc and Google Inc.. Barnes& Noble said this month it would develop a tablet with Samsung Electronics Co Ltd after curbing production of Nook tablets last year because of the losses.
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June 16- Fifty Sherlock Holmes works published before 1923 by Arthur Conan Doyle are in the public domain, a U.S. appeals court said on Monday, and others may refer to them freely without paying licensing fees to the Scottish writer's estate.
Barnes & Noble will develop a tablet with Samsung as it tries to revive its Nook digital business, which has struggled against competitors.
June 5- Barnes& Noble Inc will develop a tablet with Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, as it tries to revive its money-losing Nook digital business. The tablets will combine Samsung's hardware with Nook's software and give access to Barnes& Noble's digital collection of more than 3 million books, magazines and newspapers, the companies said in a statement.
June 5- Barnes& Noble Inc will develop a tablet with Samsung Electronics America, in a bid to revive its money-losing Nook digital business. The tablets will combine Samsung's hardware with Nook's software and give access to Barnes& Noble's digital collection of more than 3 million books, leading magazines and newspapers, the companies said in a joint statement.
Barnes & Noble, now the second largest operator of college bookstores with 696 shops, plans to have about 1,000 locations within five years.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 8- Barnes& Noble Inc is turning to its college roots to boost its top line.
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April 17- Barnes& Noble Inc Chairman Leonard Riggio, the bookseller's founder and largest shareholder, cut his stake in the company to 20 percent by selling shares worth about $64 million. Barnes& Noble's shares fell as much as 10 percent to $16.80 in early trading on Thursday.
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Stocks failed to end higher in volatile trading Thursday, snapping a four-day win streak, ahead of the widely-watched government jobs report. The Dow and S&P 500 hit record intraday highs earlier in the session.