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Barnes & Noble, Inc. operates as a content, commerce, and technology company in the United States. The company operates in three segments: B&N Retail, B&N College, and NOOK. It provides access to books, magazines, newspapers, and other content through its multi-channel distribution platform. The company sells trade books, including hardcover and paperback consumer titles; mass market paperbacks, such as mystery, romance, science fiction, and other fiction; children’s books; eBooks and other digital content; NOOK products comprising NOOK 1st Edition, NOOK Wi-Fi 1st Edition, NOOK Color, NOOK Simple Touch, NOOK Tablet, NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight, NOOK HD, NOOK HD+, NOOK GlowLight eReader devices, and related accessories; bargain books; magazines; gifts; cafe products and services; educational toys and games; music; and movies. It also sells textbooks and course-related materials, emblematic apparel and gifts, school and dorm supplies, and convenience and café items in college and university campuses. In addition, the company provides new and used textbooks; and textbook rental services, digital textbooks, and other course materials through a proprietary digital platform, Yuzu. It sells its products directly to customers through its bookstores and on As of May 3, 2014, the company operated 1,361 bookstores, including 661 retail bookstores under the Barnes & Noble Booksellers trade name; and 700 college bookstores at colleges and universities across the United States. Barnes & Noble, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is based in New York, New York.

33,780 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/27/14
Founded in 1986

barnes & noble inc (BKS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Chief ...
Total Annual Compensation: $2.1M
Founder and Executive Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $100.0K
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $395.6K
Chief Executive Officer of Barnes & Noble Ret...
Total Annual Compensation: $927.0K
Chief Executive Officer of Barnes & Noble Col...
Total Annual Compensation: $725.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

barnes & noble inc (BKS) Key Developments

Barnes & Noble Plans to Split Retail, NOOK Units into Two Public Companies

Barnes & Noble unveiled plans to separate its retail and NOOK media businesses into two separate companies. Its board authorized management to separate the retail and NOOK businesses, and is targeting a completion of the separation by the end of first quarter of calendar 2015.

Barnes & Noble Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Ended May 3, 2014; Provides Capital Expenditure Guidance for the Fiscal Year 2015

Barnes & Noble, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full-year ended May 3, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported sales of $1,321,906,000 against $1,277,021,000 a year ago. Operating loss was $42,565,000 against $180,306,000 a year ago. Loss before taxes was $49,204,000 against $189,816,000 a year ago. Net loss was $36,704,000 or $1.12 per basic and diluted share against $114,797,000 or $2.04 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Consolidated fourth quarter earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) improved to $11,200,000, as compared to an EBITDA loss of $124,600,000 in the prior year. For the full year, the company reported sales of $6,381,357,000 against $6,839,005,000 a year ago. Operating income was $34,192,000 against operating loss of $220,004,000 a year ago. Income before taxes was $4,685,000 against loss before taxes of $255,349,000 a year ago. Net loss was $47,268,000 or $1.12 per basic and diluted share against $157,806,000 or $3.02 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Fiscal 2014 consolidated EBITDA increased to $251,000,000, as compared to $7,000,000 a year ago. Consolidated capital expenditures for fiscal 2014 were $135 million as compared to $166 million in the prior year. The company provided capital expenditure guidance for the fiscal year 2015. The company expects capital expenditures of approximately $140 million in fiscal 2015, which includes $65 million at Retail, primarily for existing stores, approximately $50 million at College, largely for new and existing stores and approximately $25 million at NOOK to support digital initiatives.

Barnes & Noble to Close Ahwatukee Store

Barnes & Noble announced that it will not renew the lease for its Ahwatukee store at 48th Street and Ray Road when it ends this summer. Ahwatukee's Barnes & Noble will close Aug. 2, 2014 as part of a companywide initiative announced last year to reduce its store numbers by one-third over the next 10 years. The store closure will be the latest blow to the Ahwatukee Foothills Towne Center, which also recently lost Mimi's Cafe.


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