As Barnes & Noble struggles, Christian bookstores succeed

Jul 9, 2013
Christian bookstores are boosting sales by drawing people in for everything from coffee to bible study sessions.

The Nook, Barnes & Noble's tablet, struggles

Jun 25, 2013
Barnes & Noble is setting its Nook tablet free to focus on the more popular e-reader.

Why would anyone want to buy a bookstore?

Feb 25, 2013
Ask the chairman of Barnes and Noble, who may offer to buy out the bookstore chain -- but not the digital Nook.

Barnes & Noble's outlook is blurry, even for Nook

Feb 19, 2013
Barnes & Noble is expected to report a profit for the last quarter, but its digital e-reader business isn't performing as hoped.

The data in that debit card you're holding can be swiped

Oct 24, 2012
Barnes & Noble said debit card keypads in 63 stores were hacked so customers' data was stolen as they swiped their cards.

Microsoft invests in Nook

Apr 30, 2012
Add another player to the digital textbook market. Microsoft announced at $300 million investment in Barnes & Noble's Nook reader.

An unlikely partnership to build the e-textbook business

Apr 30, 2012
When you think ebooks, the iPad and the Kindle come to mind -- not Microsoft Windows. But Microsoft's been losing enough ground in tablets and e-readers that today it's decided to spend $300 million to invest in Barnes & Noble's…

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Barnes & Noble teams up with Microsoft on Nook

Apr 30, 2012
We found out this morning that Microsoft is investing $300 million in Barnes & Noble's digital book business. Why would the sometime rivals decide to join together?

Small talk: A backlit Nook, worst jobs, growing chairs

Apr 13, 2012
The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: A Nook e-reader that won't disturb others, a list of the best, worst and most stressful jobs in the U.S., and an artist is growing chairs.