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Posts Tagged ‘Barnes & Noble Inc. (BKS)’

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS): End of the Road or a New Beginning?

On Monday afternoon, Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) announced that CEO William Lynch had resigned. The company made a variety of management changes......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

How to Save Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS)

For decades, the bookstore was more than just a bookstore. It was a place to escape, to read and buy books, have a cup of coffee, and chat in an intelligent......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Amazon.com, Inc (AMZN): A New-Old Monopoly Established?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has been involved in a very public case against the U.S. Department of Justice regarding antitrust within the e-book marketplace......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) Bids Goodbye to CEO Lynch

When, in my youth, I left a job, I imagined that the whole thing fell into a shambling chaos immediately afterward. In reality, things probably got better......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Is Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) Getting Ready to Go Private?

On Monday, shares of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) fell around 5% in after-hours trading after the company announced the resignation of CEO William......(read more)
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Why Would Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Want Nook?

The future of Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS)‘s Nook Media subsidiary is up in the air. Not only did the bookseller discontinue tablet hardware, but......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS): This Book Retailer Is Approaching its Eleventh Hour

Shares of book retailer Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) recently slid, after CEO William Lynch resigned on July 8. Lynch’s resignation after three......(read more)
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS): The Value of the Empty Chair Versus the Empty Suit

Since its founding, Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos has insisted an empty chair always be present at meetings. Why? To represent the Customer......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS)’s Tablet Failure Claims a Casualty

Someone’s head had to roll. Just weeks ago, Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) finally gave up its ambitions in the tablet market. The surrender......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Is Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) the New Borders?

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) isn’t getting any closer to a storybook ending. CEO William Lynch is resigning from the struggling book retailer......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Don’t Be Fooled by Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS)’s Pop

U.S. stocks are ahead this morning, with the S&P 500 and the narrower, price-weighted Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.35% and 0.36%, respectively......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS), Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN): Budget Tablets, Is the Game Worth the Candle?

In the past month, the budget tablet segment experienced a new round of price cuts by major manufacturers. Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) initiated......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS)’s Nook Business Is Struggling, But Can it Recover?

The shift to digital technology is affecting nearly all the industries across the board. Few would have thought that even the book-selling business could......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

An Author Looks at Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) Earnings

Will Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) survive? Is it a safe stock for the long term? I’ll save you the need to read the rest of this article and......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Should We Care About Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS)’s Survival?

Once upon a time, the book superstore elicited two major responses. One: I’m in heaven; here are more books I’ve ever seen in one place, ever......(read more)
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Does It Again

Price cutting is easily among Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)‘s favorite tool within its e-tail arsenal. The company has just done it again, and......(read more)
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)

When Will Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Make the Big Change?

Last quarter, Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) managed a 4.9% operating margin in the U.S., while its international business posted a negative 0.2% operating......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

How to Fix Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS)

You’ve heard it before: Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) is in trouble. If it doesn’t turn things around, it’ll go the way of Borders......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS)’s Warning for Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) couldn’t quite make its tablet business work. The market proved too competitive, too expensive, and too risky......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Is It Time for Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) to Throw In the Towel?

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) storefront, Fifth Ave., New York. Source: BN.com. Shares of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) plummeted more than......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS): Betting on America’s Biggest Bookseller

In today’s technologically advanced world, e-books are all the rage. After all, they are certainly more convenient than plain old fashioned books......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Here’s a Novel Idea for Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS): Sell Some Actual Books

For the past year, Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) has been rowing its little boat in unforgiving waters — borne up and down on the waves, but......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) Turnaround?

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) reported a 94.2% decline in earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization. Meanwhile, the stock rallied......(read more)
Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B)

The Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) Saga Continues

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) has been a comedy, a thriller, a drama, and a horror. A lack of direction and fierce competition have been the biggest......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

A Letter From a Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) Shareholder

Dear Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) Public Relations Department, I have been a shareholder in the company since 2010. I really like your books and......(read more)
Largest Online Retailers in the World

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Apple Inc. (AAPL): When Everyone Is Writing Books, Who’s Left to Read Them?

Eleven years ago a New York Times opinion piece exhorted those who think they’ve got a book in them to think again. After going through a list of......(read more)
Modine Manufacturing Co.

Modine Manufacturing Co. (MOD), Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NBKS), First Solar, Inc. (FSLR): Is There Value in These Stocks?

Modine Manufacturing Co. (NYSE:MOD), Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), and First Solar, Inc.mo (NASDAQ:FSLR) are stocks with news which have recorded......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS)’s Problems Are Bigger Than Nook

The nation’s largest bricks-and-mortar bookstore Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) admitted defeat yesterday by abandoning its attempt to compete......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS): Not An Investment (or Even a Good Speculation)

Good numbers on durable goods orders and housing were enough for investors to recover from their macro hangover — at least for today, as the S&......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Is Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) Going the Way of Borders

With its announcement Tuesday that it is exiting the color tablet business, Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) has finally surrendered the multimedia......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

This Could Be The Beginning of the End for Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS)

Shares of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) tumbled on Tuesday after the company reported disastrous earnings. Management largely blamed its NOOK division......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) & Microsoft Corporation (MSFT): The Death of a Tablet

I wanted to Nook to keep on keeping on, but it was like wanting to have a pet store goldfish live to see seven years old: It just wasn’t going to......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) Finally Gives Up

After facing mounting evidence that its tablet business was struggling, Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) has finally thrown in the towel once and for......(read more)
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), eBay Inc (EBAY), & Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS): As the Internet’s Population Explodes, So Will the Growth of These Three Companies

Nowadays, shopping online is cheap and convenient. In fact, many consumers are finding that they prefer online retailers to traditional brick-and-mortar......(read more)
Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ:ZUMZ)

Do Hedge Funds and Insiders Love Zumiez Inc. (ZUMZ)?

Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ:ZUMZ) shareholders have witnessed an increase in activity from the world’s largest hedge funds in recent months. In the financial......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Why Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) Needs to Spin Off the Nook

Since day one — day one being April 2012, when Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) dropped $300 million into the Nook — there have been rumors......(read more)
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS): Is Windows Behind the NOOK Fire Sale?

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) got itself waist-deep with Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) in spring 2012 when it shocked a lot of people by paying......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS): The Winners and Losers of the E-Book Wars

These days, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) constantly looms large in tech and finance headlines. Whether it’s Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s upcoming iRadio......(read more)
McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD)

Is McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) a Buy?

Fast food giant McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) almost needs no introduction. Those golden arches speak for themselves, and the company holds......(read more)
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

The Economist Is Wrong About Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Recently, The Economist published an article titled “Microsoft blues.” The main theme of that article is that Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ......(read more)
Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS): Where Are E-book Readers Going?

The three big players in the e-reader market have very different strategies. As component prices drop, how will each compete in a progressively narrower......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS): Should This Company Split in Two?

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) has been one of the interesting stories of 2013, as rumors abound and potential acquirers lob around indications of......(read more)
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)’s Fresh-Squeezed Plan to Crush Grocers

Earlier this week, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) announced that it was freshening up its produce by procuring the lion’s share of it directly......(read more)
Office Depot Inc (NYSE:ODP)

Office Depot Inc (ODP), Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS), OfficeMax Inc (OMX): A Few Interesting Developments in Specialty Retail

Like most other companies, specialty retailers were not spared during the recession. However, many of these companies are now staging a strong comeback......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN): Who Will Win the E-Textbook Race?

Each day in America from August to May, children are walking the halls of schools with backpacks filled with textbooks. Despite the fact that many adults......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS), Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT): Fighting a Losing Battle…

As one of the few people who still likes to read actual books, I love Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) as a company. Since the demise of Borders, Barnes......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS): Hedge Funds Are Bullish and Insiders Are Bearish, What Should You Do?

Is Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) an excellent investment now? Prominent investors are getting more optimistic. The number of bullish hedge fund......(read more)

GameStop Corp. (GME) & Pandora Media Inc (P): Two Companies With Deeply Flawed Business Models

There are plenty of companies that appear to have shaky businesses. But some are worse than others. Both GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) and Pandora Media Inc......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS), 3D Systems Corporation (DDD): Market Moving Upgrades Worth Noting

While the market remained somewhat quiet on Monday, there were a handful of analysts who were a bit more vocal in their opinions of certain stocks. In......(read more)

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) & The Nook

Over $2 trillion is spent each year on acquisitions, including purchases of entire companies, divisions, or company components. However, study after......(read more)