(Press Release) SAN DIEGO and NEW YORK, November 17, 2010—Bloomsbury USA, a division of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc., and RoyaltyShare, Inc., a leading provider of digital revenue management and reporting solutions, today announced that Bloomsbury has selected RoyaltyShare's Digital Advantage for eBooks as its solution for processing and managing eBook transactions and revenue information.
Barnes & Noble Inc.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world's largest bookseller, today announced that its Board of Directors has amended the Company's Shareholder Rights Plan.
This week, Barnes & Noble introduced the first full-color e-reading device, NOOKcolor, with a variety of new features and enhancements. The following video, presented by the book retailer, takes viewers on a guided tour of the new e-reader and its capabilities.
Answering a criticism that has long been levied against e-reading devices—that the current black-and-white screens are not optimal for magazines and certain image-heavy books, such as many children's books and cookbooks—Barnes & Noble (B&N) has released the first full-color touch e-reader, NOOKcolor.
Book retailer Barnes & Noble expects to generate US$1 billion in revenue from sales of digital books, including e-books and e-textbooks, by 2013.
In a blow for book lovers, Barnes & Noble will close its store near Lincoln Center and its chief rival plans to start selling Build-A-Bear kits to stay in business.
The giant bookstore chain, whose superstores once struck fear into the hearts of independent booksellers everywhere, put itself up for sale this month, rendering it the corporate equivalent of the remaindered books it sells at a discount.
Barnes & Noble College Booksellers LLC, the Barnes & Noble Inc. subsidiary that operates college bookstores, has expanded its multi-channel textbook rental program to hundreds of colleges and universities with campus bookstores managed by the retailer.