Barnes & Noble, Inc., is an American bookseller. It is a Ton of money 1000 company as well as the bookseller with the largest number of retail outlets in the USA. As of March 7, 2019, the business operates 627 stores in all 50 U.S. states. In August 2019, Elliott Management Company acquired the company.
Barnes & Noble runs mainly through its Barnes & Noble Booksellers chain of bookstores. The company's head offices go to 122 Fifth Method in New York City City.
After a collection of mergers and personal bankruptcies in the American bookstore industry since the 1990s, Barnes & Noble stands alone as the USA's biggest nationwide bookstore chain. Formerly, Barnes & Noble ran the chain of small B. Dalton Bookseller stores in malls up until they revealed the liquidation of the chain. The company was likewise among the country's biggest supervisors of university book shops situated on or near numerous college schools when that department was spun off as a separate public company called Barnes & Noble Education And Learning in 2015.
The firm is understood by its consumers for large retail outlets, much of which have a coffee shop offering Starbucks coffee as well as other consumables. Many shops sell publications, magazines, newspapers, DVDs, graphic novels, presents, video games, playthings, songs, as well as Nook e‑readers and tablets.