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Borders Celebrates Motown’s 50th Anniversary

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 8, 2009—Ask just about anyone what their favorite Motown hit is and most will have a hard time picking just one. From “My Girl” by the Temptations to Marvin Gaye’s haunting “What’s Going On,” Motown songs — and the talented artists and musicians who produced them — have touched the hearts […]

Barnes & Noble Reports Holiday Sales Results

New York, NY (January 8, 2009)-Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, today reported holiday sales for the nine-week holiday period from November 2, 2008 to January 3, 2009. Barnes & Noble store sales were $1.1 billion, a 5.2% decrease over the same period in fiscal 2007. Comparable store sales decreased 7.7%, […]

Exclusive Night Kitchen Radio Theater Audio Production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”

New York, NY – November 17, 2008 – Barnes & Noble.com (www.bn.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, announced today the launch of the new Holiday Channel in the Barnes & Noble Studio (www.BN.com/Studio). The Channel will feature exclusive new content including videos and audio clips from […]

BORDERS’ EXPERT COOKBOOK BUYER SERVES UP HER RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE SEASON’S BEST COOKBOOKS

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 13, 2008— Borders is the place to shop this season for cookbooks from the world’s most renowned and respected chefs and cooking personalities, including Ina Garten, Giada De Laurentiis, Jamie Oliver, Martha Stewart and Grant Achatz. Borders’ expert cookbook buyer, Ellen Clark, is serving up a hardy helping of recommendations, making […]

Barnes & Noble.com Announces Top Selections for Cooks and Gourmands

New York, NY – November 13, 2008 – Customers of Barnes & Noble.com (www.bn.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, have kicked off their holiday shopping season by browsing the Barnes & Noble.com Holiday Gift Guide. Delicious gift ideas include recommendations for the cooks, gourmands, and discriminating […]

HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS AND THE WALL STREET JOURNAL FORM PUBLISHING PARTNERSHIP

NEW YORK (Nov. 10, 2008) – HarperCollins Publishers and The Wall Street Journal today announced the formation of a three-year publishing partnership to develop books written by the Journal’s expert editors and reporters across a variety of topics for a wide range of readers. Both HarperCollins and Dow Jones & Company, which publishes The Wall […]

Borders Is ‘Twilight’ Central this Season

Vampire craze spawned by blockbuster Stephenie Meyer book series and upcoming Summit Entertainment feature film “Twilight” inspires wide range of gift options at all price points for teens and young adults—many exclusive to Borders ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 4, 2008—One of Santa’s little elves presides over a sprawling display of gift items that debuts today […]

Borders Extends E-Books Commitment; Carrying Sony’s New Reader PRS-700 and Expanding Co-Branded E-Book Store

Retailer also hosting ‘Reader Revolutionaries’ for demonstrations at over 200 Borders stores across the country ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 7, 2008—Borders®, the first retailer beyond SonyStyle® stores to carry Sony’s Reader Digital Book beginning in 2006, has deepened its support of Sony and e-books, announcing today that nearly all of its over 520 superstores nationwide […]

The Barnes & Noble Review Celebrates One Year As Top Literary Destination

Exciting Fall Lineup of Acclaimed Author Interviews and Reviews including Dan Menaker, Neal Stephenson, Stephen King, Greil Marcus New York, NY – October 8, 2008 – Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, today announced that the Barnes & Noble Review (www.bn.com/review), an online literary destination for readers, featuring industry-heralded book reviews, columns, features, […]

James Taylor to Perform Material from New Album ‘Covers’ at Borders® in Ann Arbor Oct. 2

Taylor’s performance will be featured on ‘Borders Live at 01’ online program for millions to enjoy ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 24, 2008—Borders will host legendary singer/songwriter James Taylor live Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Borders store on Liberty Street in downtown Ann Arbor. The five-time Grammy Award winner is set to perform acoustic […]