- As part of its ho-hum announcement of a new store opening in Texas, Barnes & Noble (BKS) says the cafe in the new store will feature more items from Starbucks as well as desserts from The Cheesecake Factory (CAKE).
- The retail chain has been able to carve out additional space for cafes to ring up more food and beverage sales, but will it be nearly enough? Last quarter, the company's bookstore saw a sharp drop in same-store sales and a tough comparable is upcoming.
Barnes & Noble looks for extra sales wherever it can
Oct 14 2013, 09:28 ET