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Nook's last stand? B&N still must battle Amazon

Barnes & Noble is ceding the tablet market to larger, deeper-pocketed competitors and focusing on its digital book business. But that means going up against Amazon in a tough mano-a-mano fight.

By June 26, 2013

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B&N offers free e-reader with Nook HD+ for limited time

From March 24 through 30, Barnes & Noble will throw in a free Nook Simple Touch when you buy its larger HD+ tablet.

By March 22, 2013

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B&N reportedly to 'move away' from making Nook hardware

The bookseller won't abandon its line of e-readers and tablets, but will license content to third-party device makers, sources tell The New York Times.

By February 24, 2013

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Shocker: B&N to cut a third of stores over next decade -- WSJ

The Wall Street Journal, citing the chief executive of Barnes & Noble's retail group, reports the company will be closing about 20 stores a year for the next 10 years as it grapples with consumers' move to digital books.

By January 28, 2013

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B&N: Nook device sales shrink over the holidays

The Black Friday weekend had given Barnes & Noble cause for optimism, but the company says the holiday stretch as a whole saw Nook device sales fall short of expectations.

By January 3, 2013

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B&N: Nook sales 'doubled' over Black Friday weekend

Amazon, too, has crowed about a doubling of Kindle sales in the post-Thanksgiving shopping binge. Too bad neither company would provide any concrete numbers.

By November 29, 2012

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B&N to sell Nook Simple Touch for $59 on Black Friday

Barnes & Noble's well-regarded entry-level e-reader gets a $40 price chop in stores -- while supplies last.

By November 21, 2012

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Microsoft deal allows B&N to go toe-to-toe with Amazon and Apple

Microsoft's $300 million investment not only offers a big cash infusion to beleaguered Barnes & Noble but also sends a message to consumers that it's here to stay.

By April 30, 2012

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Covers gone wild: Are Amazon, Apple and B&N selling soft-core porn e-books?

With the self-publishing revolution, some of the e-book covers in the Kindle, iBooks, and Nook stores have become rather revealing--perhaps too revealing.

By October 5, 2011

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Microsoft's $300 million gamble on B&N: Hey, why not?

If it works out, this low-cost move by a company that trails in the e-book business could make Steve Ballmer look like a genius.

By May 1, 2012