Nook Shutters Luxembourg Office, Withdraws Nook Windows 8 App – An International Retreat?

When B&N first started opening offices in Europe in 2012 it was a sign that B&N soon intended to compete in the global ebook market. Fast forward three years, and we have the news that B&N has shut down its operations in Luxembourg, is that a sign that they’ve given up on that goal? The Bookseller (paywall’d) reported… Read More »

B&N Puts Galaxy Tab Nook on Sale for Father’s Day (But No One is Buying Them)

Consumers may have given up on B&N’s beleaguered Nook platform, but the retailer has not. Barnes & Noble has sent out a press release and a marketing email touting two different deals for its rebranded Android tablet. They’re putting the Galaxy Tab Nook on sale for Father’s Day, and they’re also offering a trade-in program for… Read More »

B&N Reports Profits Up as Nook Revenues Continue a Death Spiral

Barnes & Noble had mixed news in its third quarter FY2015 report today. Overall revenues decreased, largely due to retail and Nook revenues, while sales at B&N’s college store operations increased. B&N reported that its combined revenue fell 1.7%, to $1.97 billion. Net income rose to $72.1 million, while EBITDA also increased 14%, to $197.4 million. The Retail segment, which includes… Read More »