Barnes & Noble

About Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble is one of the world’s largest bookseller as well as a leading retailer of content, educational products and digital media.

The Company owns & operates a total of 627 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, as well as one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites,

Their Nook Digital business provides a line-up of famous NOOK® e-Readers as well as tablets. Barnes & Noble also offers an extensive collection of digital reading content via the NOOK Store®.

The mission and foremost aim of Barnes & Noble are to work the excellent omni-channel speciality retail business in America to help both their customers as well as booksellers to reach their aspirations while being a credit to the communities the company serve.

Barnes & Noble was started in the year 1971 by bookseller Leonard Riggio when he achieved the Barnes & Noble trade name as well as a bookstore on Fifth Avenue in New York City.

Mr Riggio was the CEO and afterwards, he further became the Executive chairman. In the year 2019, Barnes & Noble was purchased by Elliott Advisors (UK) Limited (“Elliott”), as well as James Daunt, Managing Director of Waterstones bookstores in the U.K., was appointed as the CEO.

Barnes & Noble also offers an impartial opportunity as well as an affirmative action employer.  Every qualified applicant use to acquire equal consideration for employment regardless of their age, race, colour, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, religion, creed, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition as described by applicable law, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth as well as related medical conditions, or any other characteristic that is protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and even ordinances.

At the present time, Barnes & Noble not only proudly serves 627 communities & 50 states, but they also remain the #1 book retailer in the U.S.