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)Update
V.P. and Director of Stores
Chief Merchandising Officer
V.P. of Development
Sr. Director Human Resources
Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs
Interim General Counsel
Jul 8, 2013
President of Digital Products
Past Team (25)Update
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
2010 - Jan, 2012
Chief Technology Officer, Vice President and Head of Software
Director of Technology, Sparknotes
1994 - Jan, 1998
VP, Kids & Specialty Products
2010 - Jan, 2011
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