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Here are the latest posts about Barnes & Noble on Writers Write:

  • Leonard Riggio to Retire as Barnes & Noble Chairman (2016-05-14): Barnes & Noble founder Leonard Riggio is retiring from his position as Chairman of Barnes & Noble. He will remain on the Board.

  • Barnes & Noble Opening Digital Experience Bookstore (2016-02-24): Barnes & Noble announced it is opening a new kind of bookstore with a full digital experience. The store will open sometime in 2016.

  • Barnes & Noble to Offer 500,000 Signed Books on Black Friday (2015-11-09): Barnes & Noble will offer half a million signed books by over 120 authors on Black Friday.

  • Barnes and Noble Buys Back Pearson's Stake in Nook Media (2014-12-29): Barnes and Noble will own 100% of its Nook business after buying out Pearson's stake in the ebook reader business.

  • Barnes and Noble Offering 500,000 Signed First Editions for Sale on Black Friday (2014-11-24): Barnes and Noble asked more than 100 top authors and celebs to sign first editions of their books. 500,000 signed books will be available in bookstores on Black Friday.

  • Barnes & Noble to Spin Off Nook Business (2014-06-26): Barnes & Noble plans to separate its Nook business. The company recently partnered with Samsung to make the devices.

  • Hillary Clinton Draws Huge Crowd for Booksigning at Barnes and Noble in Manhattan (2014-06-10): Hillary Clinton launched her book tour for Hard Choices today at the Barnes and Noble in Manhattan. Hundreds of people waited for hours for a chance to meet her.

  • Leonard Riggio Sells 3.7 Million Shares of Barnes and Noble Stock (2014-04-17): Barnes and Noble Chairman Leonard Riggio sells 3.7 million shares of stock. He will still own 20% of the company.

  • Barnes and Noble Announces Holiday Revenues Were Down Due to Slowing Nook Sales (2014-01-09): Barnes and Noble announced its holiday revenues, which were essentially the same as last year when the Nook's performance is factored out. Nook revenues are down.

  • Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch Resigns (2013-07-08): Barnes and Noble CEO William Lynch resigns. The resignation comes as Barnes and Noble's Nook ereader struggles against the competition.

  • Barnes and Noble Launches Nook Press (2013-04-09): Barnes and Noble announced the launch of Nook Press, a new self-publishing platform.

  • Barnes and Noble and Simon and Schuster Go to War, Authors in Crossfire (2013-03-26): The book publishing industry is a pretty volatile place: Amazon.

  • SNL Skit: Barnes & Noble Staff Meeting (2013-03-03): Saturday Night Live took aim at Barnes & Noble this weekend with a skit about one store which has had a theft problem.

  • Barnes and Noble Announces Finalists for 2012 Discover Great New Writers Awards (2013-02-04): Barnes and Noble announced the six finalists for its 2012 Discover Great New Writers Awards.

  • Barnes and Noble Overall Holiday Sales Down 10.9%, But Digital Content Sales Increase 13.1% (2013-01-03): Barnes and Noble announced today that sales were down for the holiday season this year.

  • Ebook Wars: Microsoft and Barnes & Noble Team Up to Take On Amazon (2012-04-30): Microsoft and Barnes & Noble have teamed up to take on Amazon over ebooks. They plan to create an electronic reading focused subsidiary.

  • Barnes & Noble Announces Winners of Discover Great New Writers Awards (2012-03-13): Barnes & Noble Inc.

  • Barnes & Noble Won't Stock a Single Book Published by Amazon (2012-01-31): Barnes & Noble has decided it will not carry any books published by Amazon.

  • Barnes & Noble Considering Sale or Spin-off of Nook Business (2012-01-05): Barnes & Noble Inc.

  • Barnes & Noble Plans to Sell Sterling Publishing (2012-01-04): The Wall Street Journal reports that Barnes & Noble will soon put its Sterling Publishing business up for sale.