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Last $26.29 USD
Change Today +0.06 / 0.23%
Volume 729.2K
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barnes & noble inc (BKS) Details

Barnes & Noble, Inc. retails books, textbooks, magazines, newspapers, and other contents in the United States. It operates in three segments: B&N Retail, B&N College, and NOOK. 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; textbooks and course-related materials; NOOK and related accessories; bargain books; gifts; emblematic apparel and gifts; school and dorm supplies; café products and services; educational toys and games; and music and movies. It also provides new and used textbooks; and textbook rental services, digital textbooks, and other course materials through a proprietary digital platform, Yuzu. The company sells its products directly to customers through its bookstores or on As of May 2, 2015, it operated 1,372 bookstores, including 724 bookstores on college campuses and 648 retail bookstores primarily under the Barnes & Noble Booksellers trade name. Barnes & Noble, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is based in New York, New York.

33,645 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/26/15
Founded in 1986

barnes & noble inc (BKS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
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 Col...
Total Annual Compensation: $788.0K
President of NOOK Consumer Business – NOOK Me...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

barnes & noble inc (BKS) Key Developments

Barnes & Noble, Inc. Announces Executive Changes

Barnes & Noble, Inc. announced the appointment of Frederic (Fred) D. Argir as Vice President and Chief Digital Officer for the company, overseeing the E-Commerce and NOOK businesses, which are part of Retail. Mr. Argir joins the company from Toys “R” Us, Inc. where he also served as Chief Digital Officer. He will report to Jaime Carey, Chief Operating Officer. The company also announced that Mahesh Veerina, President of the NOOK Consumer business, will leave the company on February 1, 2016.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. Declares Dividend, Payable on August 17, 2015

Barnes & Noble, Inc. announced that its Board has declared a dividend equal to $0.15 per share of common stock of the company to the holders of record of the common stock of the company as of the close of business on August 7, 2015, with such dividend being payable on August 17, 2015.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. Announces Executive Changes

Barnes & Noble, Inc. announced that Ronald D. Boire has been named Chief Executive Officer of Barnes & Noble’s Retail business, effective September 8, 2015. Mr. Boire is currently President and Chief Executive Officer, and a member of the Board of Directors, Sears Canada. Prior to serving as President & Chief Executive Officer of Sears Canada, Inc., Mr. Boire had a broad range of experience in retail and technology. He held the position of Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer and President, Sears and Kmart Formats at Sears Holdings. Mr. Boire also served in other executive positions including President and CEO at Brookstone, Inc., where he led a turnaround of Brookstone’s performance through improved operations, product development and marketing. While at Toys “R” Us he served as President, North America from 2006 through 2009. The company also announced that Jaime M. Carey, Chief Merchandising Officer, has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Carey joined Barnes & Noble in May 2003 as Director of Newsstand, and was promoted to Vice President. Under his leadership, the Company dramatically increased magazine sales, consolidating its position as one of the top magazine retailers in the U.S. In May 2008, Mr. Carey was named Chief Merchandising Officer and has been responsible for the merchandise buying of all departments, including Book, Music, Toys & Games, DVD, Magazine and Gift. He also serves on the board of the National Book Foundation since being elected in 2008.


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