Overview

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Acquisitions
3 Acquisitions
IPO / Stock
Went Public on Oct 8, 1993 / NYSE:BKS
Headquarters:
New York, NY
Description:
Barnes & Noble, a multi-channel distribution platform providing access to trade books, textbooks, magazines, newspapers, and other content.
Founders:
Categories:
E-Commerce, Internet, Retail
Website:
http://www.barnesandnobleinc.com
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Company Details

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Founded:
1917
Contact:
212-633-3300
Employees:
10k + | 19 in Crunchbase

Barnes & Noble is a multi-channel distribution platform that provides access to trade books, textbooks, magazines, newspapers, and other content. It operates as a content, commerce, and technology company.

Barnes & Noble’s main business is the sale of trade books, mass-market paperbacks, children's books, bargain books, magazines, gift, cafe products and services, music, and movies direct to customers. As of January 2009, the company operated 778 bookstores and a website.

Barnes & Noble was founded in 1917 by Leonard Riggio. It is headquartered in New York, N.Y.

Funding Rounds (1) - $300M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Apr, 2012$300M / Post Ipo Equity1

Investors (1)

InvestorRound(s)Partner(s)
Post Ipo Equity-

Acquisitions (3)

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DateAcquiredAmount
Mar 5, 2009$15.7M in Cash
Mar 19, 2001$3.56M in Cash
Nov 1, 2000$64M in Stock

Investments (3)

DateInvested InRoundPartner(s)
Jun, 2000$36M / Venture
May, 2000$26M / Series B
Feb, 2000$6M / Venture (Lead)

Current Team (19)

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Products (6)

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  • bn.com was launched in 1997
  • The Nook is an electronic book reader that runs on the Android platform.
  • nook 2nd edition was added to CrunchBase in 2011
  • nook color was added to CrunchBase in 2011
  • Quamut offers how-to guides written by experts available online. The guides are also sold as high quality PDF guides that may be printed.
  • SparkNotes was launched in 1999

Sub Organizations (3)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    New York, NY

    USA

Past Team (38)

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Images (1)

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