Barnes & Noble Inc Company Profile
Barnes & Noble, Inc., a retail bookseller, sells content, digital media, and educational products in the United States. It operates through two segments, B&N Retail and NOOK. The company sells trade books, including hardcover and paperback titles; mass-market paperbacks, such as mystery, romance, science fiction, and other fiction; and children’s books, e-books, and other digital content. It also provides NOOK and related accessories, bargain books, textbooks, magazines, gifts, café products and services, educational toys and games, music, and movies. As of June 19, 2019, it operated 627 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and a NOOK, a digital bookstore, as well as BN.com and barnesandnoble.com Websites. The company was founded in 1873 and is based in New York, New York. As of August 6, 2019, Barnes & Noble, Inc. was taken private.