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Is Liberty Media Throwing in the Towel on Barnes & Noble?

Is Liberty Media Corp.'s (NASDAQ: LMCA) decision to reduce its stake in Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) a matter of stepping aside so the bookseller can spread its wings ...
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Barnes & Noble to Discontinue Windows App for Nook; Then What?

In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) said it has amended its agreement with Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) signed ...
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Nine Retailers Closing the Most Stores

Brick-and-mortar retailers have been suffering from slow economic activity for years, as well as from increased competition from online retailers. The rise in store closings is a prominent sign of ...
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Does Barnes & Noble Have a Better Offer?

After Friday’s announcement that G Asset Management had offered $22 a share for a 51% stake in Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS), or failing that, $5 a share for ...
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Is the Nook the Canary in the Tablet Coal Mine?

Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) has confirmed that it has reduced staffing levels at the company, but it has not said how many people lost their jobs or in ...
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Big Insider Selling By Barnes & Noble Chairman

It is coming close to year-end, and 24/7 Wall St. is looking out for which CEOs and groups of company insiders are selling big blocks of stocks and bringing in ...
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The Situation at Barnes & Noble Just Got Worse

Shares of Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) tumbled nearly 12% on Friday following the announcement that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) was launching an investigation into the ...
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Barnes & Noble Results Provide Little Holiday Cheer for Investors

Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) reported second-quarter fiscal 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday morning. The bookstore chain reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.15 on revenues of $1.73 ...
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Apple Scores Court Victory in E-books Trial

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) scored a modest victory on Tuesday in a trial related to price-fixing on e-books at its App Store. The same judge who has ruled against Apple ...
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Elmore Leonard: Dying Improves Book Sales

Supposedly the works of many great painters do not reach their peak value until the artists are dead. In the case of Elmore Leonard, who sold millions of books when he ...
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After Gains, Why Best Buy Still Gets Crushed by Amazon

The big question in the retail sector is whether any company can hold on against Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). Corner bookstores have all but disappeared, Borders is history and Barnes ...
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J.C. Penney and Barnes & Noble Earnings — Amazon Wins Again

Investors seems to believe that J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) showed signs of life when it released earnings, and that Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) admitted it was ...
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Closing Bell for Monday on Wall Street: Markets Open Mixed, Fade to Lower Close

August 19, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened mixed this morning as the Nasdaq eked out a positive start. The rocky start to the week is being attributed to rising 10-year ...
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Barnes & Noble Releases App for Nook Tablet It No Longer Plans to Build

In what has to be one of the stranger product announcements of recent times, Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) said on Monday morning that it is releasing a suite ...
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Apple Faces Harsh Punishment for E-book Price Fixing

The Department of Justice today submitted a proposed remedy to the federal court that will issue penalties on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) next week following the court’s finding in early ...
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