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B&N to separate Retail, Nook Media businesses 

26 June 2014

In the US, Barnes & Noble has announced plans to separate its Retail business and its Nook Media business, which includes its college bookstores, into two public companies, reports Publishers...

Nook Press expands to multiple European countries 

20 March 2014

Barnes & Noble has announced that its self-publishing platform Nook Press is now available outside the US for use by authors and publishers in the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands...

Another executive leaves Barnes & Noble 

28 January 2014

In the US, Barnes & Noble’s managing director of global ebook sales Jim Hilt will leave the company in February, reports the Bookseller. Hilt is the third executive to leave B&N in...

Local push for Barnes & Noble ebookstore

20 January 2014

US bookseller Barnes & Noble has begun raising the profile of its Australian Nook ebookstore, offering new customers free local ebooks and magazines for a limited time. The Australian Nook...

Huseby appointed Barnes & Noble CEO 

9 January 2014

In the US, Barnes & Noble president Michael Huseby has been appointed as the company’s CEO, filling the role left vacant by the departure of William Lynch in 2013, reports...

Barnes & Noble launches Australian ebookstore app 

26 November 2013

US bookseller Barnes & Noble has launched Australian and other international Nook ebookstores, which are accessible via an app for devices with Windows 8.1. The move gives users in 32 countries and...

Barnes & Noble CEO resigns 

9 July 2013

In the US, Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch has resigned, effective immediately, and will no longer sit on the board of directors, reports DigitalBookWorld. During Lynch’s three years as CEO the company’s Nook ebook and ereader...

B&N to relaunch self-publishing platform as Nook Press 

11 April 2013

Barnes & Noble is relaunching its self-publishing platform as Nook Press, reports Publishers Weekly. Nook Press will replace B&N’s current self-publishing service PubIt!, with the retailer reportedly planning to phase...

International Library News 

10 October 2012

OverDrive releases app for Nook OverDrive has released a free app for Barnes & Noble’s Nook ereading devices in the US which will allow Nook users to borrow ebook and MP3...

B&N announces additional UK retail partners 

5 September 2012

Following the announcement that it will partner with department store chain John Lewis to sell Nook devices in the UK from October, Barnes & Noble has announced that UK retailers...

Nook to launch in the UK in October 

22 August 2012

Barnes & Noble’s Nook digital reading devices and content will be available in the UK by mid-October, the company has announced. This is the first time that B&N has ventured into...