TITLE

Weighing the Sale of Barnes & Noble and Borders' Future

PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;Jun2011, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
65541756

 

Related Articles

  • 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...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics