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- Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million Report Results As Holiday Kicks Off. // Book Publishing Report;Dec2012, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p5
The article offers information on the last quarterly earnings of book retailers Barnes and Noble Inc. and Books-A-Million Inc. in 2012. It states that Barnes and Noble Inc. had $996 million retail revenues in the second quarter of fiscal 2013 and an increase of 38 percent in its digital content...
- B&N Will Rise or Fall with Content. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;8/27/2012, Vol. 259 Issue 35, p6
This article discusses the fiscal future of book retailers Barnes & Noble (B&N) and Books-A-Million (BAM) and their 2011-2013 sales trends. Topics include a statement by B&N's chief executive officer (CEO) William Lynch on the company's profitability, problems with B&N's Nook electronic book...
- BAM: Another weak quarter. // Publishers Weekly;8/31/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 35, p14
Notes that Books-A-Million had disappointing results for the quarter ending August 1, 1998. Lower than expected sales; Sales in the six-month period.
- Chain sales rise 14%, to $5.7 Bn. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;3/23/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 12, p17
Details the Census Bureau's report on the trend in rising revenues for major bookstore chains. Increased quarterly sales for Barnes & Noble, Borders Group and Books-A-Million. Statistics on revenues for 1997 and 1998; Barnes & Noble's plans for store expansion and funding of poorly performing...
- Big Revenue Jumps Brings Mixed Profit Results For Retailers In 1999. // Book Publishing Report;03/27/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 13, p4
Reports the performance of three major booksellers in the United States as of 1999. Increase in profit margins of Barnes & Noble; Comparison on the operating income growth of Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million and Borders Group Inc. for the fiscal year; Rise in the total profitability of the three...
- Led by B & N, superstore sales soar to $1 billion. Milliot, Jim; Baker, John F. // Publishers Weekly;5/16/1994, Vol. 241 Issue 20, p9
Reports on the increase in superstore sales of the nation's four largest book companies in 1993. Barnes & Noble; Borders Books; Crown Books; Books-A-Million; Comparison of the sales with 1992; Plans of the companies for 1994.
- Cost-Conscious Consumers Put Drag on Sales. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;8/24/2009, Vol. 256 Issue 34, p8
The article focuses on the reports by Barnes & Noble (B&N) and Books-A-Million (BAM) in conference calls discussing their results for the second quarter of 2009. According to executives of both booksellers, customer traffic remained slow and shoppers were very price sensitive. B&N chief...
- Dip in Chain Outlets. // Publishers Weekly;12/22/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 51, p5
The article reports that the three leading bookstore chains in the U.S. entered the 2003 holiday season with fewer total stores than they operated in 2002. As of November 1, Barnes & Noble, Borders and Books-A-Million (BAM) had a total of 2,266 outlets, down from 2,310 at the same time in 2002....
- Book-loving Boomers projected to propel expansion of superstores. // Discount Store News;7/01/96, Vol. 35 Issue 13, p73
Lists the top three book retailers in the United States based on sales in 1995. Barnes and Noble Inc.; Borders Books and Music; Books-A-Million Inc.; Number of stores as of January 1996; Average store size; Comparison with 1994. INSET: Outlook..