Weighing the Sale of Barnes & Noble and Borders' Future
- Riggio: Brick and Mortar Bookstores still fundamental. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;5/17/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 20, p13
Reports on Barnes & Noble chairman Len Riggio's observation that retail book stores will remain the foundation of the book publishing industry despite the fact that the World Wide Web will become a major component of the industry in the future. Amount planned to be spent on opening superstores...
- Consumer Goods & RetailBarnes & Noble Founder Wants to Buy Retail Business. COLLINS, ALLISON // Mergers & Acquisitions Report;3/4/2013, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p6
The article reports on the plan of Barnes & Noble Inc. founder Leonard Riggio to acquire the company's retail business, a move viewed as an attempt to save the company due to declining profits.
- Riggio selling 1.5 million B & N shares; stake is 26%. // Publishers Weekly;4/18/1994, Vol. 241 Issue 16, p12
Reports on Barnes & Noble chairman Len Riggio's plans to sell 1.5 million shares of company stock. Decline of Riggio's shares to 26 percent; Disparate performance of the company's superstore and mall store operations; Other findings from an analysis of the company's prospectus; Previous cut in...
- A Conversation with Len Riggio. J. R. // Publishers Weekly;8/27/2007, Vol. 254 Issue 34, p13
The article features Len Riggio, founder and chairman of Barnes & Noble Inc. He acquired the Barnes & Noble bookstore company name and flagship store in Manhattan, New York City in 1971 then moved his business to a national level with the 1987 purchase of Dalton, which had 797 outlets. For him,...
- Barnes & Noble's Jekyll and Hyde. Kirkpatrick, David D. // New York;07/19/99, Vol. 32 Issue 27, p24
Profiles Leonard Riggio, chairman and chief executive officer of the bookstore chain Barnes & Noble Inc. His relationship with the press; Impact of the company on the bookselling industry; His family background; Career background.
- No. 50. // Crain's New York Business;12/22/2014, Vol. 30 Issue 51/52, p0015
The article discusses the predicament of bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc. which is closing its stores and its Chairman, Leonard Riggio, divested almost a quarter of his shares in 2014.
- Riggio Bullish About Barnes & NOble's Future. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;6/18/2001, Vol. 248 Issue 25, p20
Reports on the optimism of Barnes & Noble Inc. Chairman Len Riggio that the company would outperform the retail segment in the United States in 2001 despite disturbing economy, at a 2001 meeting in New York.
- Len Riggio. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;12/6/2010, Vol. 257 Issue 48, p18
The article features Len Riggio, chairman of Barnes & Noble (B&N) who is regarded as Person of the Year by "Publishers Weekly." Riggio says that B&N is manufacturing Nookcolors at a rate of 18,000 daily and is loading up a 747 every four to five days to bring devices from China to the U.S. He...
- 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...