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Barnes & Noble Catches a $900 Million Break

It looks like the Barnes and Noble business model has caught a break.  We suggested that B&N could profit significantly by simply buying the faltering Borders in our column Is Barnes & Noble’s Business Model in Trouble.  Evidently, good things come to those who wait because Borders has decided to liquidate all holdings and close […]


Is Barnes & Noble’s Business Model in Trouble?

Could Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) be the next Blockbuster? The once-dominant Blockbuster business model disintegrated into bankruptcy this year and seems unlikely to ever rebound. A close look at the Barnes & Noble business model yields many of the same issues as Blockbuster: Blockbuster faced intense competition from disruptive business models such as Netflix […]


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