Weighing the Sale of Barnes & Noble and Borders' Future

June 2011
Book Publishing Report;Jun2011, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p12
Trade Publication
The article focuses bookseller Barnes & Noble's (B&N) announcement of a proposed bid of $1 billion by Liberty Media on May 19, 2011. It relates that Liberty made it clear they wanted to keep B&N chairman Leonard Riggio on the management. The article also discusses the bankruptcy of Borders Group, along with reports that Najafi Cos. and Gores Group LLC want to purchase parts of Borders.


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