- Industry leaders advance in lockstep. // DSN Retailing Today;8/7/2000, Vol. 39 Issue 15, p44
Focuses on the performance of the book retailing industry in the United States in 1999. Sales results posted by Barnes & Noble; What made Borders Books withdraw from accepting acquisition offers; Comparison of Books-A-Million to Barnes & Noble and Borders Books.
- Chain Sales Rose 9.5% in Second Quarter to $1.6 Billion. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;9/11/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 37, p9
Reports on the increase in total revenues at United States' four largest bookstore chains in the second quarter ended July 31, 2000. Sales increase posted at Barnes & Noble; Rise in comparable-store sales at Books-A-Million; Factor that boosts Crown Books' second quarter sales.
- Big Three: Poor Holiday Results Indicate Large Year-End Declines. // Book Publishing Report;Jan2009, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p1
The article reports on the top three book publishers from 2007 to 2008 in the U.S. Holiday sales of Barnes & Noble Inc. in 2007 were $1.2 billion, while its 2008 sales were $1.1 billion. On the other hand, Books-A-Million Inc.'s sales for 2007 were $130.8 million, which accounted for 77.7...
- Big Three: Weak Q3 As Non-Books Take Spotlight. // Book Publishing Report;Dec2010, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p1
The article reports the third quarter (Q3) performance of the U.S. Big Three bookstores, namely Barnes & Noble Inc., Borders Group Inc., and Books-A-Million Inc. in 2010. It says that Barners & Noble reported a net loss of around 12.6 million dollars, while Borders and Books-A-Million posted net...
- Chain Sales Slipped 3% In 2010. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;3/28/2011, Vol. 258 Issue 13, p5
The article reports on the 3.5% decline in total sales of the three largest bookstore chains in the U.S. in the year ended January 31, 2011. It relates that the worst decline, 17.6% was posted by Borders which has filed for bankruptcy and has decided to close 225 superstores during the first...
- Big Three: Another Year, Another Decline, But Are Things Looking Up? // Book Publishing Report;Apr2009, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p8
The article reports on the sales performance of publishers Borders, Barnes & Noble Inc., and Books-A-Million Inc. in the U.S. in 2009. The net sales of these publishers reached an average of 961.1 million dollars, while their net income decreased to an average of 52.1 million dollars. Borders...
- B&N Reports Healthy Holiday Sales. // Publishers Weekly;1/18/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 3, p184
Reports on the gains of Barnes & Noble company for the five-week holiday season ended January 2, 1999. Increase in the comparable store sale; Total sales at barnesandnoble.com for the seven-week period ended January 2; Growth in the holiday sales of Books-A-Million company.
- A New Look for Bookstores. Rosen, Judith // Publishers Weekly;1/3/2011, Vol. 258 Issue 1, p21
The article reveals some of the new marketing ideas incorporated by bookstores in the U.S. such as Barnes & Noble's addition of more educational games and toys at its stores and Books-A-Million's idea of opening yogurt section in its two stores.
- B & N, BAM continue heavy superstore investment. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;5/22/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 21, p8
Reports on the capital improvements at Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million. Opening of new superstores; Release of annual reports; Closure of underperforming outlets.