Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble Plans to Fire Staff, Maintain Customer Service at Same Time

Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) had bad news for some of its workers, good news for investors and uncertain news for customers. They dying book retailer will cut its ...
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Once Major Competitors, Amazon and Barnes & Noble Each Lay Off Workers

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) started as an online bookstore in 1995. The largest company in the book retail business then was Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS). Over the intervening years, ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Global oil supply may surpass demand this year. According to Reuters: The rise in global oil production, led by the United States, is likely to outpace growth in demand this ...
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Barnes & Noble Online Sales Fall

Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) has been in the midst of a "going out of business" sales for years, as it has been besieged by Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), ...
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Ohr Pharma, Francesca’s Dive into Friday’s 52-Week Low Club

January 5, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 37 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday's session. On the NYSE advancers led decliners by about 3 ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

According to several reports, Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) has approached Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NYSE: FOXA) about buying many of its assets. Comcast owns NBCUniversal, and the deal would give ...
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Kroger and More Earnings to Watch for This Week

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of a few major companies scheduled to report their quarterly results this holiday-shortened week. Not surprisingly, things will be quiet on the ...
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Are Retail and Apparel Dividend Yields Reaching Panic Levels?

Investors love dividends. For long-term investors, dividends can account for more than half of total returns over time. While investors love companies with high dividend yields and those that can be ...
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Costco, Dillard’s Top Widely Regarded Customer Satisfaction List

The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) has released its latest evaluation of major American retailers. Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) and Dillard's Inc. (NYSE: DDS) led in the two major ...
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As Industry Tumbles, 6 Retail Chiefs Who Can’t Be Fired

As same-store sales disintegrate and it becomes clear the holiday season was unkind to many retailers, several retail company chief executives cannot be ousted, no matter what their results. Most have families ...
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Barnes & Noble Founder Riggio Fails to Prevent Its Collapse

Among the few things present over the period during which Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) has collapsed is founder and sometimes CEO, sometimes chairman, Leonard Riggio. Based on a new ...
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Barnes & Noble CEO Proves He Belongs Among 2016’s Worst CEOs

Bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) posted its highest-ever stock price at above $45 a share in March of 2006. By March of 2011 it had dropped below $9 ...
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CEOs Who Were Fired or Forced Out in 2016: Macy’s, Wells Fargo, Valeant and More

Several high-profile CEOs lost their jobs in 2016, along with one or two who "resigned" with the cooperation of their boards. To a person, the exits should help the companies. ...
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Barnes & Noble Releases $50 Nook in Bid to Salvage E-Reader Business

Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) NOOK e-reader sales have been slaughtered recently as the company falls hopelessly behind Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) due to the success of its Kindle. ...
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42 Retailers That Won’t Be Open on Thanksgiving

Among the most common comments about retailers that open on Thanksgiving is that they are unfair to employees who would like to be home with family members and that they cannot ...
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