Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) will probably join Sears and JC Penney (NYSE: JCP) in the retail graveyard this holidayRead more
The most logical future for Barnes & Noble would be for Amazon to buy it. Owning Barnes & Noble would make a lot of sense for Amazon.
Such an acquisition would give Amazon 630 locations across the US to use as pickup and drop-off locations for merchandise and returns. Logically, local Barnes and Noble stores can function as neighborhood fulfillment centers for same-day delivery.Read more
A fascinating conclusion that can be made here is that Barnes & Noble’s business is more stable than is commonly believed. There is a possibility that store closings might plateau and the store might keep operating for a few more years or even decades.
Barnes & Noble’s footprint is shrinking but not as fast as is commonly thought. It operated 640 stores at the end of 2016, and 633 at the end of 2017, Statista reported. That is down from the peak 726 stores in 2008, but hardly the massive die-off most of us would expect.Read more
Nordstrom has demonstrated that retailers like Barnes & Noble might have more value than many people think. Unfortunately, that value is not presently being exploited in any sort of meaningful way. Barnes & Noble is doomed without an acquisition or a radical change in business plan.Read more
The age of Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) presents many mysteries to analysts, one of the greatest being; how is Barnes &Read more