Barnes & Noble, Borders Keeping up with Growing Spanish-Language Book Market
- B&N, Borders Execs See Glass Half Full. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;9/2/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 35, p10
Reports on the sales forecast of publishers Barnes & Noble and Borders Group for the second half of 2002. Factors that may help sales in the second part of the year; Financial results posted by the company for the first half of 2002; Remarks from the companies' chief executives.
- No Potter Run-Up Means No Growth for Big Three in Second Quarter. // Book Publishing Report;8/28/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 33, p1
The article reports that publishers Barnes & Noble Inc., Borders Group Inc. and Books-A-Million Inc. have reported sales decline for the second quarter of 2006. Barnes & Noble reported a 2.6 percent fall in comparable store sales, Borders noted a 5 percent drop and Books-A-Million marked a...
- Why the Bookstore Wars Are Good. NORTON, ROB // Fortune;10/27/1997, Vol. 136 Issue 8, p50
Focuses on the concept of book superstores in the book industry, with reference to the opening of superstores Barnes & Noble Inc. and Borders Inc. in the U.S. Impact of superstore opening on the business of independent bookstores; History behind the superstore concept; Critics of superstores;...
- Industry Stocks: October Performances. // Publishers Weekly;11/10/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 45, p10
Focuses on the stock performances of several publishing companies and electronic retailers in the U.S. as of November 10, 2003. Borders Group; Barnes & Noble; Thomas Nelson; Amazon.com.
- If You Build It, Will They Come? Ospina, Carmen // Publishers Weekly;8/25/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 34, p18
Discusses the implication of Hispanic population growth on the U.S. Spanish-language book market. Initiative of retail companies Borders and Barnes & Noble to build an infrastructure for the book market; Launch of an online boutique for books in Spanish by Barnes & Noble; Key role of retailers...
- B&N, Borders Coping Without Blockbusters. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;3/20/2006, Vol. 253 Issue 12, p8
The article focuses on the financial growth of B&N and Borders publishing companies without the benefit of a major holiday sales. The two book companies has shown example of stability of the book market. Total sales for B&N rose 4.7% in 2005, to $5.10 billion, and operating income increased...
- Industry Stocks: July Performances. // Publishers Weekly;8/6/2007 Fall Preview, Vol. 254 Issue 31, p27
The article reports on the stock market performances of several publishers in July 2007. Amazon was easily the best performer in July, up 14.8%. While Amazon's stock continued to rise, prices at competitors Borders and Barnes & Noble fell for the second consecutive month. And "Harry Potter"...
- CAN YOU READ ME NOW? Learmonth, Michael // Variety;2/7/2005, Vol. 397 Issue 12, p1
Explores the marketing strategies employed by U.S. book retailers Barnes & Noble and Borders. Impact of the companies' expansion on small bookstores; Attitude of publishers toward the business trend; Effect of the consolidation of book retail on the industry.
- News Briefs. // Publishers Weekly;7/17/2006, Vol. 253 Issue 28, p2
The article presents news briefs on book publishing companies in the U.S. Greg Jones takes over as president and CEO of Borders Group, succeeding Greg Josefowicz. Barnes & Noble's audit committee is investigating the way the company awards stock options to executives. Revenue in the publishing...