- 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.
- If Only The Book Chains' Comparable Store Sales Were Going Up As Fast As Their Superstores. // Book Publishing Report;9/16/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 36, p1
Looks into the expansion of superstores operated by the bookselling companies in the U.S. Opening of domestic superstore by Borders Group Inc.; Expansion of the operations in international setting; Growth of the store operations of Barnes & Noble Inc.
- Borders dumps multimedia. Kinsella, Bridget // Publishers Weekly;2/24/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 8, p13
Makes the assumption that Borders Books is getting out of the multimedia business, although corporate headquarters has not confirmed this move. The 35 percent nonrefundable discount on titles being offered at Borders; Decision by Barnes & Noble to sell CD-ROM products in selected superstores.
- Regional Chain Dilemma. Milliot, Jim; Mutter, John // Publishers Weekly;8/3/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 31, p49
Analyzes the reported bankruptcies and downsizings of regional chain bookstores, calling into question their viability in the bookselling industry. Rapid growth of Barnes & Noble Inc. and Borders Books & Music; Regional chains facing problems in systems operations, inventory control, and...
- 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...
- Title Fight. Munk, Nina // Fortune;6/21/1999, Vol. 139 Issue 12, p84
Reports on bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc. and its founder and Chief Operating Officer Leonard Riggio. Competition with Amazon.com; Internet advantage by Amazon.com; Effects of Internet commerce on the retail industry; Rumors of a buyout of rival Borders Group; Biographical information on...
- Book Price Update: Free Shipping No Longer Cutting It. // Book Publishing Report;Jul2009, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p10
The article compares the book prices of several bestselling retailers in the U.S. based on member discounts and shipping. It states that Borders Group Inc.'s price was the highest of all retailers for the top 10 books of June 2010 at 139.73 dollars, a price which included free shipping. It...
- 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...
- ABA Settles Suit For $4.7 Million, Says Industry Is Largely Reformed. // Book Publishing Report;04/23/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 17, p2
Reports on the agreement of the American Booksellers Association to settle the unfair trade lawsuit it filed against the United States' largest booksellers, Barnes & Noble and Borders Group Inc. Cost of the settlement; Destruction of depositions and other documents related to the case.