Content about e-readers

March 24, 2013

Barnes & Noble is giving away a free Nook Simple Touch e-reader, which retails for $79, to any customer who buys its high-definition Nook HD+ tablet between March 24 and March 31.

March 1, 2013

Barnes & Noble reported on Thursday a loss in the fiscal third quarter, hurt by a 26% decline in revenue for its Nook e-book readers.

August 21, 2012

Best Buy reported dismal second quarter results Tuesday morning, missing analysts’ estimates by a wide margin one day after the company raised eyebrows by selecting a CEO with no retail experience to engineer a turnaround.

February 14, 2012

Sales in the consumer electronics space would have been abysmal in 2011 were it not for tablet and e-readers, according to data from market researcher The NPD Group, which shows Target has an opportunity to gain share.

October 26, 2011

The popularity of Amazon.com's Kindle e-readers continues to help boost Amazon.com's sales. However, net income for the third quarter was disappointing.

September 13, 2011

Earnings and comparabl-store sales slipped at Best Buy, where the retailer suffered slower sales in key departments and a slowdown in consumer spending.

July 29, 2011

OfficeMax is following Toys"R"Us' lead and adding e-readers to its product offerings. The retailer announced that it will sell Barnes & Noble Nook and Nook Color e-readers at all OfficeMax stores and OfficeMax.com starting July 30.

July 11, 2011

Boasting a high resolution screen, long battery life and fast page-turn performance, a new e-reader called the iriver Story HD is set to hit Target stores this weekend.

June 30, 2011

Barnes & Noble is promoting the Nook by inviting customers to come into its stores to compare their e-readers with company's own version.

May 2, 2011

This Mother’s Day is shaping up to be a battle between Amazon’s Kindle and Barnes & Noble’s Nook, with the popular e-readers featured on the cover of circulars from Target and Walmart that dropped this past weekend.

October 27, 2010

Barnes & Noble announced a strategic partnership with Books-A-Million, to bring its NOOK e-readers to Books-A-Million’s 229 stores as the company’s exclusive e-reading devices. The announcement marks the first partnership of its kind between two major bookselling retailers in the United States, Barnes & Noble reported.

September 29, 2010

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Borders Group announced it will open 25 seasonal Borders Express stores nationwide to serve customers during the holiday season. The stores are expected to officially open Oct. 25 and will operate through Jan. 31.

September 27, 2010

Borders Group announced it will open 25 seasonal Borders Express stores nationwide to serve customers...