Barnes & Noble

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Barnes & Noble, headquartered in New York City, is the largest bookseller in the U.S. and the world. It has superstores thoughout the U.S., selling books, music, DVDs, and magazines and it also has the B. Dalton bookstores, mostly found in malls. is its internet presence, serving customers in over 200 countries and accounting for 10% of its sales. Barnes & Noble owns the book publisher Sterling Publishing Co.[1] [2]

Top competitors are, Books-A-Million, and Borders. [1]


Barnes & Noble spent $20,000 for lobbying in the first half of 2007, all of it going to the lobbying firm Dewey Square Group. [3]


Key people and 2007 pay: [4]

Selected members of the Board of Directors: [5]

Contact details

122 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10011
Phone: 212-633-3300
Fax: 212-675-0413


  1. 1.0 1.1 Barnes & Noble Profile, Hoovers, accessed December 2007.
  2. For Investors, Barnes & Noble, accessed December 2007.
  3. Barnes & Noble lobbying expenses, Open Secrets, accessed December 2007.
  4. Barnes & Noble Key Executives, Yahoo Finance, accessed December 2007.
  5. B&N Board Composition, Barnes & Noble, accessed December 2007.
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