Barnes & Noble Exploring Strategic Alternatives

August 2010
Book Publishing Report;Aug2010, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p1
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The article reports on the announcement of book retailer Barnes & Noble Inc. that it is considering strategic alternatives which include a possible sale of the company. It states that Borders Group Inc. made an announcement in March 2008 which shows similar to the Barnes & Noble announcement. According to Simba's Michael Norris, the merger of the two companies would imply a lot of layoffs and store closings which would take more time while Barnes & Borders' competitors moved ahead.


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