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Last $12.87 USD
Change Today +0.37 / 2.96%
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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 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. The company sells its products directly to customers through its bookstores or on As of August 3, 2015, it operated through 648 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, as well as and Websites. The company 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

Founder and Executive Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $100.0K
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $516.9K
Special Advisor
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

barnes & noble inc (BKS) Key Developments

Barnes & Noble Expands NOOK® by Samsung Lineup, Launches New Nook Trade-In/Trade-Up Promotion

Barnes & Noble, Inc. expanded its offering of NOOK by Samsung devices and announced a special promotion to help even more customers trade up to one of its newest tablets at an even greater value. In conjunction with Samsung Electronics America, Barnes & Noble introduced the new 9.6-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab E NOOK, a large-screen tablet features Samsung’s stylish yet practical design with NOOK’s extraordinary reading and entertainment experience, perfect for the whole family and now available at Barnes & Noble stores for $249.99 including a special free limited-time content offering. Barnes & Noble also launched a new Trade-In/Trade-Up limited-time in-store promotion to offer significant credits of up to $200 towards the purchase of a new NOOK by Samsung to customers who trade in select NOOK, iPad®, Kindle and Samsung devices through November 7. Introducing the Samsung Galaxy Tab E NOOK: The Galaxy Tab E NOOK offers a large-screen viewing experience in a portable design. A non-slip, fabric-like material covers the back of the device for a comfortable, secure grip. The tablet’s clear, bright 9.6-inch screen allows customers to enjoy NOOK reading content including books, magazines and newspapers in both portrait and landscape mode so they can easily switch between the two depending on the content they’re viewing. And the large display is perfect for any member of the family to watch a host of great movies, TV shows, browse the Web and more. The Galaxy Tab E NOOK features NOOK Profiles™, transforming the tablet into any family member’s customized reading and entertainment center where they can access personalized content and recommendations with a quick tap of the screen. Parents will appreciate the ease of setting up profiles for their children with lots of relevant kid-friendly NOOK content for them to enjoy. Customers can maximize their time and multi-task with ease using Samsung’s Multi-Window, an integrated feature that splits the tablet’s screen to run two apps simultaneously. The built-in 5-megapixel rear-facing camera, 2-megapixel front-facing camera and one-click photo and video controls make it easy to snap pictures and capture memories at a moment’s notice. The tablet’s battery offers long-lasting reading and entertainment enjoyment on a single charge. With 16GB of standard memory and expandable microSD memory available up to 128GB, customers will never be without their favorite content. The new Samsung Galaxy Tab E NOOK is now available only at Barnes & Noble stores and online at for $249.99, with an additional 10% discount for Barnes & Noble Members.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended August 1, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of Fiscal 2016

Barnes & Noble, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended August 1, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported sales of $1,217,542,000 against $1,236,447,000 for the same period a year ago. Operating loss was $53,142,000 against $20,718,000 for the same period a year ago. Loss before taxes was $56,064,000 against $26,638,000 for the same period a year ago. Net loss was $34,874,000 against $28,449,000 for the same period a year ago. Basic and diluted loss per share was $0.68 against $0.56 for the same period a year ago. Net loss available to common shareholders was $44,518,000 against $33,149,000 for the same period a year ago. LBITDA was $6,389,000 against EBITDA of $29,551,000 for the same period a year ago. Consolidated capital expenditures were $34 million for the quarter, including $12 million at the College segment. The company provided earnings guidance for the full year of fiscal 2016. For the year, the company now expects capital expenditures to be $95 million, excluding the college segment. The company continues to expect Retail core comparable store sales to increase approximately 1%, with flat total comps. The company continues to expect reduced EBITDA losses in the NOOK segment.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on October 30, 2015

Barnes & Noble, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share payable on October 30, 2015, to stockholders of record on October 20, 2015.


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