On Feb. 4 in New York City, Barnes & Noble’s flagship store is hosting a #BookTok festival, a ticketed event that has already sold out.
The US chain plans to stock fewer hardcovers‚ especially children’s titles, which will force publishers and authors to re-evaluate their publishing and marketing strategies.
The #BookTok challenge encourages TikTok users to engage in behavior they are already engaging in: reading books and sharing their reactions.
A Virginia political candidate has filed suit against a Barnes & Noble in Virginia Beach for carrying two “obscene” books.
The case was brought by a Virginia politician running for Congress, Tommy Altman, and he isn’t interested in school library removal alone.
A recent New York Times article was taken to task for being overly celebratory of the chain’s performance and position in the market.
After having a dedicated Nook audiobooks app and audiobook website), Barnes & Noble is selling digital audiobooks through its main Nook app.
A New York Post article reports that Barnes & Noble is “cashing in” on the book-buying craze sparked by the pandemic
Barnes & Noble’s sales are up by 5 to 6 percent this year compared to 2019, according to CEO James Daunt in an interview with Publishers Weekly.
Barnes & Noble CEO James Daunt says Bookshop is dangerous for independent bookstores. It’s not much of a surprise he might find the online retailer dangerous, given that Barnes & Noble has never been that great at online sales and realized only modest ecommerce growth during the pandemic. But Daunt’s warning was directed to independents. He believes … Read more