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2009-12-22 06:35:00

Barnes & Noble is giving $100 gift certificates to Nook e-reader buyers who placed orders for the devices to be delivered before Christmas and now won't receive them until after the holidays. The company said they hoped that most of the preorders from November would arrive by Dec. 24, but some won't be delivered in time. "We are working very hard to keep up with the demand and to get all Nook orders out the door and to customers on or before December 24," a Barnes & Noble spokeswoman...

2009-12-03 09:55:00

Proceeds to fund new Goldsmith library NEW YORK, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saturday, December 5, 2009, JBFCS Goldsmith Center and Barnes & Noble will join forces to raise money for a new Goldsmith library. For one day, Barnes & Noble will give JBFCS credit for purchases made by its supporters, at any of its stores, after they present a special voucher. These vouchers can be found on the JBFCS website (www.jbfcs.org). The book fair, at 230 Main Street, White Plains, N.Y.,...

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2009-11-30 07:30:00

On Sunday, Barnes & Noble announced that shipments of its new Nook e-reader to stores would be delayed. Instead, the bookseller will focus on getting the $259 device to customers who preordered before November 20. Barnes & Noble spokeswoman Mary Ellen Keating told Reuters, "We expect to have them in our highest-volume stores on December 7th and in a very limited number." She added that the company had previously hoped to have a "limited number of e-readers in some of its stores by...

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2009-11-21 06:30:00

Analysts are saying that Amazon's Kindle may get a leg up on competition with Barnes & Noble Inc.'s announcement on Friday that it had sold out of its newly debuted Nook electronic reader because of an unexpectedly high demand. Barnes & Noble shares had not changed much, while Amazon had increased by half of one percent, reported Reuters. "Amazon can reap the benefit of Sony and Barnes & Noble's failures here," said Forrester analyst Sarah Rotman Epps. He also noted that...

2009-11-18 14:05:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- M2 Media Group today announced that it is now offering Magazine Gift Subscriptions at Barnes & Noble bookstores across the country, just in time for the holiday shopping season. These great gift items can be found in the magazine displays at the checkout register in all 725 store locations and are being billed as the perfect holiday gift. The Magazine Gift Subscription is being sold for $20 and includes an elegant gift box and message card...

2009-11-05 06:08:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Barnes & Noble, Inc. continues its storied tradition of making books and reading more accessible to kids with its newest addition to the Children's section: both in-store and online, Barnes & Noble now features an array of titles as recommended by #1 bestselling author James Patterson and his website dedicated to making kids readers for life, ReadKiddoRead.com. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091105/NY05752 ) ReadKiddoRead.com was...

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2009-10-09 12:20:24

A Wall Street Journal report on Thursday stated that bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc would begin selling its own electronic reader to rival Amazon.com Inc's Kindle. According to Reuters, the newspaper cited several sources briefed on the matter claiming Barnes & Noble's wireless touchscreen device could be sold as soon as next month. However, no retail price was disclosed. Barnes & Noble would neither confirm nor deny the report. Barnes & Noble spokeswoman Mary Ellen Keating...

2009-09-21 15:12:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- I Feel a Song Coming On: The Life of Jimmy McHugh by Alyn Shipton is the first biography of this remarkable composer. Available October 5 from the University of Illinois Press, the book will be launched in New York with a Michael Feinstein Zankel Hall concert at Carnegie Hall and a performance/booksigning event at Barnes & Noble. The special events: -- "A Lovely Way to Spend an Evening...The Songs of Jimmy McHugh" starring Michael...

2009-09-16 06:30:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. and NEW YORK, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The FeedRoom, a pioneer in online video communications, and a leader in live video and digital asset management, today announced that its customer Barnes & Noble.com (www.bn.com), the Internet's largest online bookstore, has been selected as a silver award winner of a 2009 Gartner & 1to1 Customer Award in the New Media Optimization category. The awards were presented yesterday afternoon at the 2009 Gartner CRM Summit in...

2009-09-09 06:30:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The FeedRoom, a pioneer in online video communications, and a market leader in live streaming video and digital asset management, today announced that Interactive Media Strategies has named four of The FeedRoom's enterprise video customers among the recipients of its first annual Excellence in Enterprise Video Awards (EEVA) program. Barnes & Noble, Bausch & Lomb, Hewlett-Packard and Intel Corporation are among those being recognized by the market...


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Kobo Touch
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kobo Touch is an eReader device produced by Kobo Inc., from China, revealed on May 23, 2011, and released in the U.S. on June 10, 2011. It is the third generation eReader from Kobo, and contained improvements from the previous versions. The Kobo Touch included 15 free previews of select books instead of 100 public domain books that were included on the previous versions. Other improvements were an E Ink pearl screen, faster CPU, and it was smaller and lighter. The display is a six-inch...

Barnes & Noble Nook
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Nook is a brand of e-reader developed by Barnes & Noble with the original device released in November 2009. It featured both Wi-Fi and AT&T 3G, with a 6 inch display and a smaller touchscreen for data input. Since then there has been multiple versions and upgrades. A Wi-Fi only version released in June 2010 and the Nook color using LCD in November 2010. The second generation Nook was released in June 2011, and in February 2012 an upgrade was released to the Wi-Fi only version....

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