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Barnes & Noble, Inc. operates as a content, commerce, and technology company in the United States. The company operates in three segments: B&N Retail, B&N College, and NOOK. It provides access to books, magazines, newspapers, and other content through its multi-channel distribution platform. The company sells trade books, including hardcover and paperback consumer titles; mass market paperbacks, such as mystery, romance, science fiction, and other fiction; children’s books; eBooks and other digital content; NOOK products comprising NOOK 1st Edition, NOOK Wi-Fi 1st Edition, NOOK Color, NOOK Simple Touch, NOOK Tablet, NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight, NOOK HD, NOOK HD+, NOOK GlowLight eReader devices, and related accessories; bargain books; magazines; gifts; cafe products and services; educational toys and games; music; and movies. It also sells textbooks and course-related materials, emblematic apparel and gifts, school and dorm supplies, and convenience and café items in college and university campuses. In addition, the company provides new and used textbooks; and textbook rental services, digital textbooks, and other course materials through a proprietary digital platform, Yuzu. It sells its products directly to customers through its bookstores and on As of May 3, 2014, the company operated 1,361 bookstores, including 661 retail bookstores under the Barnes & Noble Booksellers trade name; and 700 college bookstores at colleges and universities across the United States. Barnes & Noble, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is based in New York, New York.

33,780 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/27/14
Founded in 1986

barnes & noble inc (BAR) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $997.2K
Founder and Executive Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $100.0K
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $489.6K
Chief Executive Officer of Barnes & Noble Ret...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.5M
Chief Executive Officer of Barnes & Noble Col...
Total Annual Compensation: $788.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

barnes & noble inc (BAR) Key Developments

Barnes & Noble, Inc. Announces an Exclusive I Totally FunniestJoke Drive at Barnes & Noble Stores Across the Country

Barnes & Noble, Inc. announced an exclusive I Totally FunniestJoke Drive at Barnes & Noble stores across the country. Barnes & Noble is joining forces with James Patterson, the record-breaking bestselling author, to launch the I Totally FunniestJoke Drive in an effort to help Jamie Grimm, the main character in the bestselling I Funny series for young readers, fulfill his dream of getting his own TV show. Jamie Grimm is a middle schooler on a mission: he wants to become the world's greatest stand-up comedian. To support his quest, customers are invited to visit any Barnes & Noble location to submit their favorite joke, funny caption or one-liner via the Joke Drive Activity Sheet provided at the I Totally Funniest Joke Drive Box.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. Announces to Retire Mitchell Klipper as Chief Executive Officer of the Retail Group at the End of the Fiscal Year Ending May 2, 2015

Barnes & Noble, Inc. announced that Mitchell Klipper, Chief Executive Officer of the Retail Group, will retire at the end of the fiscal year ending May 2, 2015 but will remain with the Company in the role of special advisor on real estate and other matters.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. Provides Sales Guidance for Full Fiscal Year 2014

Based on the better than expected Retail Core comparable bookstore sales performance, Barnes & Noble, Inc. now expects full-year Retail Core comparable bookstore sales to be approximately flat. The company maintains its outlook on total Retail comparable bookstore sales to decline in the low-single digits, College comparable store sales to decline in the low-single digits and full fiscal year EBITDA losses in the NOOK segment to decline versus the prior year.


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