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No more Nookie for Blighty as Barnes & Noble pulls out

Barnes & Noble's Nook business in the US is faltering, but that's nothing compared to the UK, where it's exiting and handing operations to Sainsbury's. The company has posted this announcement on its UK site. Effective from March 15, 2016, NOOK will no longer sell digital content in the United Kingdom. The NOOK Store on NOOK …
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Barnes & Noble to sling their Nook - report

As Barnes & Noble prepare investors for disappointing quarterly results on Thursday, the company will move away from making hardware and put more emphasis on shifting digital books, a New York Times source says. The company - America's biggest bookseller and the maker of the Nook tablet - has announced that yearly revenue for …
Anna Leach, 25 Feb 2013
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Barnes & Noble: You won't need a Nook to read our ebooks

Bookseller Barnes & Noble has played catch-up with Kindle by launching a web version of its shop. Nook for web – accessed via Barnes & Noble's library site – is a web platform that will make the store and a "reader experience" available on all major PC and Mac browsers – avoiding the annoying sign-in, a la Amazon's Cloud …
Anna Leach, 19 Jul 2012
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B&N mulls spinning off Nook biz

US bookseller Barnes & Noble is considering spinning off its Nook e-reader business into a separate entity as it forecast a drop in full-year earnings. Although the retailer claims record holiday sales of its pocket-sized gadget, up 70 per cent from last year in the nine-week period up to December 31, B&N is still citing its …
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Waterstone's to take on Kindle and Nook with own reader

Waterstone's is to launch its own ereader in the hopes of competing with Amazon's Kindle next year. The company's managing director, James Daunt, said that he had been inspired by the Nook, US bookseller Barnes & Noble's ereader. A spokesperson for Waterstone's told The Reg he had no comment on the plan, announced by Daunt on …
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Nutter preflames El Reg 'cockheads'

FoTW God alone knows, we at El Reg are used to taking a bit of stick, but it's come to something when the nutters crawl out of the woodwork before we've even had a chance to offend. Take the recent Barnes & Noble/Microsoft outrage. Naturally, our top people were instantly on the job, and they also managed to find time to cover the …
Lester Haines, 6 May 2011
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E-book buyers favour iPad over Kindle and co.

Punters out to buy an e-book reader seem set on Apple's iPad, a survey of 3171 US consumers has revealed. According to market watcher ChangeWave Research, 40 per cent of folk planning to buy an e-book reader in the next three months said they'll go for the iPad. Amazon's Kindle was the second most popular device, selected by …
Tony Smith, 5 Mar 2010
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Barnes & Noble's ebook reader takes its bow

To the surprise of no one, Barnes & Noble has unveiled a $259 Android-based ebook reader known as the Nook. Word had already leaked onto the web, but the American book seller officially announced the US-only device with a press release this afternoon. In an apparent effort to appeal to the world's Google lovers, B&N bills its …
Cade Metz, 20 Oct 2009
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Barnes & Noble whips out Nook e-reader

Details of Barnes and Noble's electronic reader hit the internet today ahead of the device's expected launch. barnes_and_noble_nook Nook: The Barnes and Noble e-reader Details of the electronic reader leaked onto the web today, and seemed to set tech writers drooling. The machine will be based on Android and features a …
Team Register, 20 Oct 2009
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Barnes & Noble chases Amazon with ebook second coming

Chasing Amazon and its Orwell-deleting Kindle, US retail giant Barnes & Noble has returned to the digital book business. The company that bills itself as the world's largest book seller announced what it calls the world's largest ebookstore. But unlike Amazon, B&N hasn't backed its ebookstore with its very own handheld ebook …
Cade Metz, 21 Jul 2009
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Barnes & Noble muscles Kindle with e-book buy

Barnes & Noble is stumping $15.7m to buy the indie e-book seller Fictionwise.com as part of the mega-chain's second attempt to sell digital books online. The cash acquisition comes just days after Amazon extended its Kindle e-book store to support the iPhone and iPod Touch for US customers. Amazon may be making small …
Austin Modine, 7 Mar 2009

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