Barnes & Noble Inc. and Borders Post Solid 3Q Gains
- Chain Sales Rise 8% in First Quarter to $1.6 Billion. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;6/5/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 23, p9
Unveils the total sales gain experienced by leading bookstore chains during the first quarter ended April 30, 2000. Gain in sales of Borders Group; Decline in sales of Crown Books; Barnes & Noble's gain in bookstore sales.
- As Bad As Last Fall Was, Leading Booksellers Aren't Expecting Much Better For Autumn 2002. // Book Publishing Report;8/26/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 33, p3
Reports that the leading booksellers in the United States are not expecting better profits for the autumn of 2002. Increase in the bookstore sales of Barnes & Noble Inc. in the second quarter; Outlook for same-store sales at Borders Inc.; Absence of blockbuster books in the summer.
- B&N, Borders Report Strong Holiday Gains. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;1/14/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 2, p9
Focuses on the increase in comparable sales of Barnes & Noble and the Borders Group for November 4, 2001 to January 5, 2002 in the United States. Factors which contributed to the holiday success of the stores.
- Borders buys U.K. chain; opens Singapore store. Milliot, Jim; Richardson, Jean // Publishers Weekly;10/6/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 41, p11
Reports that Borders Group agreed to acquire London-based Books etc. and will open a superstore in Singapore on November 1, 1997. Details of purchase; Books etc. to be part of new subsidiary BGI U.K.; Details of SIngapore store; Barnes & Noble to enter U.K. market; Reaction to news from Borders...
- U.S. superstore invasion worries Canadians. Slopen, Beverley // Publishers Weekly;12/18/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 51, p6
Reports on the reaction of various sectors of Canada's book trade to the arrival of American chains, Borders and Barnes & Noble, to the market. Preliminary plans made by the two chains for entering the Canadian market; Canadian publishers' fears about the planned moves; Assurance made by the...
- B&N Sales Up 10% In Second Quarter. // Publishers Weekly;8/23/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 34, p15
Reports a July 31, 1999 second quarter increase in sales at Barnes & Noble. Total sales of the book company for the quarter compared to the same period in 1998; Sales of the company's superstores; Consolidated net earnings of the company.
- Big Three: The Good and Bad of Q3, Plus Hope for the Holidays. // Book Publishing Report;Dec2009, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p12
The article reports on the financial performance of the three big bookstores, Barnes & Noble Inc., Borders Group Inc. and Books-A-Million Inc., in the U.S. in the third quarter of 2009. Of the three companies, only Barnes & Noble experienced rise in revenue attributed to its Barnes & Noble...
- Modest Gain in Chains' Third Quarter. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;11/27/2006, Vol. 253 Issue 47, p3
The article reports on the total revenue posted by the three major bookstore chains in the U.S. in the third quarter of 2006. The pattern was a familiar one, with Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million posting a better sales performance than Borders Group. Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million both...
- Chain Sales Up 5.7% In First Quarter. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;6/4/2001, Vol. 248 Issue 23, p10
Reports on the rise in the total revenues of the United States bookstore chains Barnes & Noble, Borders Group and Books-A-Million in the first quarter ended March 5, 2001. Percentage of revenue increase; Factors which contributed to the revenue increase; Financial information on the bookstore...