Headquarters:
New York, NY
Description:
Barnes & Noble, a national bookstore chain, operates retail outlets throughout the US and offers a suite of ebook readers called the Nook®.
Founders:
Leonard Riggio
Categories:
E-Commerce
Website:
http://www.barnesandnobleinc.com

Company Details

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Founded:
1917
Employees:
18 in CrunchBase

Barnes & Noble, Inc. is a bookseller. Its principal business is the sale of trade books (generally hardcover and paperback consumer titles, excluding educational textbooks and specialized religious titles), mass-market paperbacks (such as mystery, romance, science fiction and other fiction), children's books, bargain books, magazines, gift, cafe products and services, music and movies direct to customers.

As of January 31, 2009, the Company operated 778 bookstores and a Website. Of the 778 bookstores, 726 operate under the Barnes & Noble Booksellers trade name and 52 operate primarily under the B. Dalton Bookseller trade name. As of January 31, 2009, the Company owned an approximate 74% interest in Calendar Club. The Company subsequently sold its interest in Calendar Club in February 2009. In March 2009, the Company acquired Fictionwise. In September 2009, the Company acquired Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, Inc. and its trade name that was earlier licensed to the Company.

Current Team (18)

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Past Team (25)

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Funding Rounds (1) - $300M

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Board Members and Advisors (1)

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Products (6)

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    nook color

    nook color was added to CrunchBase in 2011
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    bn.com

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    Quamut

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    nook

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Acquisitions (2)

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Investors (1)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    New York, NY

    USA

Images (1)

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