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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...
- 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...
- 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..
- Weak Bestseller Lineup Hampers Chain Sales. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;8/21/2006, Vol. 253 Issue 33, p4
The article reports on the weak sales of hardcover new releases in the U.S. for the first half of 2006. Barnes & Noble CEO Steven Riggio explains why the company's sales were flat, at $2.27 billion. Sandra Cochran, president of Books-A-Million, also cited a 0.7% decline in sales at the retailer.
- The Chains Close the Door on Malls. // Publishers Weekly;11/16/2009, Vol. 256 Issue 46, p4
The article reports on the decision of booksellers to close their small-format stores in shopping malls. Borders, for one, has decided to operate only 130 outlets in January 2010 while Books-A-Million's 37 Bookland mall stores declined to 20 in January 2009. Also, Barnes & Noble has already...