Following yesterday's New York Post report, Barclays' Alan Rifkin considers it unlikely that...

|By:, SA News Editor

Following yesterday's New York Post report, Barclays' Alan Rifkin considers it unlikely that Barnes & Noble (BKS) will be acquired by Liberty Media (LCAPA). In the absence of a deal, Rifkin thinks the negative impact of a "competitive e-commerce environment" and "a push toward lower margin e-readers" could drive BKS shares down to $14.