Barnes & Noble's new CEO to tackle Nook issue


New Barnes & Noble (BKS +2.7%) CEO Michael Huseby gives an early peek at his thinking on what the company should do with Nook in an interview with the WSJ.

The exec says the company is "dedicated" to providing consumers the digital devices, but notes the company will look to leverage costs with an outside partnership. That last part could mean that B&N is open to letting a consumer electronics manufacturer build the devices for the company.

Husbey says the ultimate goal is to "de-risk" the business plan.

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  • Sandwah
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    Uhhhh, wasn't the new CEO the guy in charge of the Nook the past three years??? Now he's going to tackle the issue?
    10 Jan 2014, 04:50 PM Reply Like
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