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  • Crisis Surfaces As Barnes & Noble Defies Microsoft [View article]
    By any measure, the Barnes & Noble NOOK is a superior device to the Amazon Kindle. Here are two articles from Consumer Reports, to start: and

    Also, IDC reports that B&N was actually outselling Amazon in devices prior to the launch of Fire:

    The B&N technology is superior. Don't count them out.
    Nov 16, 2011. 02:28 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Barnes & Noble (BKS +0.6%) spikes a little after officially unveiling its anticipated Nook Tablet. Spec-wise, the Nook Tablet has an edge on Amazon's (AMZN) Kindle Fire: the device is lighter, sports twice as much memory, and features a high-quality IPS LCD display. But will that be enough to offset Amazon's edge in pricing and (potentially) apps?  [View news story]
    In short, yes. NOOKcolor was a smash, outselling Kindle in Q1 - - and Fire is playing catch up. Get your hands on them. B&N is releasing superior products.
    Nov 8, 2011. 03:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Barnes & Noble Could Be The Next Borders [View article]
    Ummm.. B&N hasn't paid a dividend since February (

    Publishers need a place to showcase books. It's how the business works. If B&N went down, it'd bring the entire book industry with it.

    There is an amazing process at work here: the world's best bookseller is transforming itself into the world's best e-bookseller and their customers are along for the ride.

    In bookselling, trust is the keyword. Barnes and Noble has that with their customers. Buy, hold and thank me later.
    Oct 30, 2011. 08:46 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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