Content about e-reader

March 24, 2013

Barnes & Noble is giving away a free Nook Simple Touch e-reader, which retails for $79, to any customer who buys its high-definition Nook HD+ tablet between March 24 and March 31.

NEW YORK — Barnes & Noble is giving away a free Nook Simple Touch e-reader, which retails for $79, to any customer who buys its high-definition Nook HD+ tablet between March 24 and March 31.

The offer is available at all Barnes & Noble stores, Barnes & Noble College Bookstores and online. It also is being offered through other retailers that sell Nook products, including Walmart.com, Target and Best Buy.

October 29, 2012

Walmart's U.K. division, Asda, will has partnered with Barnes & Noble to sell exclusively Nook e-reader products.

LONDON — Walmart's U.K. division, Asda, will has partnered with Barnes & Noble to sell exclusively Nook e-reader products.

Nook products available at Asda include the Nook Simpe Touch and Nook Simple Touch GlowLight. Both feature built-in access via Wi-Fi to Barnes & Noble’s digital catalogue of more than 2.5 million digital titles, including top-selling U.K. books, newspapers and magazines.

July 17, 2012

Customers who want to explore digital reading, but aren't ready to commit to buying an e-reader can now do so through Barnes & Noble's new Nook for Web service. The service is free and customers need only a PC or Mac browser to access the content.

NEW YORK — Customers who want to explore digital reading, but aren't ready to commit to buying an e-reader can now do so through Barnes & Noble's new Nook for Web service. The service is free and customers need only a PC or Mac browser to access the content. No software download, sign-in or Nook account is required. According to the company, the service will be available this fall on Internet-enabled tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices.

September 21, 2011

RadioShack, which already offers the Amazon Kindle, has expanded its e-reader offerings with the addition of the Nook from Barnes & Noble.

NEW YORK — RadioShack, which already offers the Amazon Kindle, has expanded its e-reader offerings with the addition of the Nook from Barnes & Noble. The company announced Wednesday that it will offer Barnes & Noble's Nook e-reading devices and related accessories to more than 3,000 RadioShack stores nationwide and online at radioshack.com, beginning Oct. 3. 

September 20, 2011

Office Depot is looking to gain a share of the popular e-reader market with the news that, beginning Sept. 25, it will offer the Amazon Kindle through its retail stores.

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Office Depot is looking to gain a share of the popular e-reader market with the news that, beginning Sept. 25, it will offer the Amazon Kindle through its retail stores.

September 19, 2011

One-in-six Americans (15%) uses an e-reader device, a new study from Harris Interactive found. This is up from less than 1-in-10 (8%) last year.

NEW YORK — One-in-six Americans (15%) uses an e-reader device, a new study from Harris Interactive found. This is up from less than 1-in-10 (8%) last year. 

July 29, 2011

OfficeMax is following Toys"R"Us' lead and adding e-readers to its product offerings. The retailer announced that it will sell Barnes & Noble Nook and Nook Color e-readers at all OfficeMax stores and OfficeMax.com starting July 30.

NAPERVILLE, Ill. — OfficeMax is following Toys"R"Us' lead and adding e-readers to its product offerings. The retailer announced that it will sell Barnes & Noble Nook and Nook Color e-readers at all OfficeMax stores and OfficeMax.com starting July 30.

July 27, 2011

Amazon, which reported record 2Q sales, will get even more help boosting its bottom line now that Toys"R"Us will start selling the online retailer's popular Kindle e-reader.

 WAYNE, N.J. — Amazon, which reported record 2Q sales, will get even more help boosting its bottom line now that Toys"R"Us will start selling the online retailer's popular Kindle e-reader.

July 11, 2011

Boasting a high resolution screen, long battery life and fast page-turn performance, a new e-reader called the iriver Story HD is set to hit Target stores this weekend.

Boasting a high resolution screen, long battery life and fast page-turn performance, a new e-reader called the iriver Story HD is set to hit Target stores this weekend. The product is a big deal because it integrates with Google eBooks and Target will be the exclusive retailer of the device, at least for a while as exclusives on hot new electronics items tend to be fleeting.

May 25, 2011

Barnes & Noble has introduced its latest Nook e-reader. The newest version features a touch screen, extra-long batter life and E Ink Pearl display, the company reported.

NEW YORK  — Barnes & Noble has introduced its latest Nook e-reader. The newest version features a touch screen, extra-long batter life and E Ink Pearl display, the company reported. The new Nook is now available for pre-order at www.nook.com and at Barnes & Noble stores for just $139, Nook will begin shipping on or about June 10. 

May 23, 2011

By now most consumers are at least somewhat familiar with the e-reader, namely Amazon's Kindle and Barnes & Noble's Nook, but there's another e-reader on the market and Borders is banking on the device to help boost its business.

ANN ARBOR, Mich.  — By now most consumers are at least somewhat familiar with the e-reader, namely Amazon's Kindle and Barnes & Noble's Nook, but there's another e-reader on the market and Borders is banking on the device to help boost its business.

May 5, 2011

Shoppers looking to buy an e-reader for mom this week had an interesting choice to make. They could pay $149 for a Nook at Walmart or go to Target or Best Buy and pick up a Kindle for $114.

Shoppers looking to buy an e-reader for mom this week had an interesting choice to make. They could pay $149 for a Nook at Walmart or go to Target or Best Buy and pick up a Kindle for $114. Target and Best Buy offered the Wi-Fi-enabled Kindle version capable of holding up to 3,500 books, and Target even featured the device on the cover of its weekly ad with a large photo. Walmart opted for a similar strategy and featured the Wi-Fi-enabled Nook capable of holding 1,500 books for $149 on the cover of its circular.

April 14, 2011

Staples announced that it will be selling Barnes & Noble's Nook Color tablet e-reader, making it the first office superstore to offer the device.

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Staples announced that it will be selling Barnes & Noble's Nook Color tablet e-reader, making it the first office superstore to offer the device. The Nook will be available at Staples stores nationwide and at Staples.com for $249, beginning May 1.

March 2, 2011

Barnes & Noble's legal matters related to its Nook e-reader may be resolved, as the company announced that it has settled a lawsuit brought against the company by Spring Design Inc. Spring Design initiated legal action against Barnes & Noble in November 2009, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, claiming that the bookseller illegally copied the screen design of the Spring Alex e-reader.

NEW YORK -- Barnes & Noble's legal matters related to its Nook e-reader may be resolved, as the company announced that it has settled a lawsuit brought against the company by Spring Design Inc. Spring Design initiated legal action against Barnes & Noble in November 2009, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, claiming that the bookseller illegally copied the screen design of the Spring Alex e-reader. 

October 27, 2010

Barnes & Noble announced a strategic partnership with Books-A-Million, to bring its NOOK e-readers to Books-A-Million’s 229 stores as the company’s exclusive e-reading devices. The announcement marks the first partnership of its kind between two major bookselling retailers in the United States, Barnes & Noble reported.

NEW YORK - Barnes & Noble announced a strategic partnership with Books-A-Million, to bring its NOOK e-readers to Books-A-Million’s 229 stores as the company’s exclusive e-reading devices. The announcement marks the first partnership of its kind between two major bookselling retailers in the United States, Barnes & Noble reported.

October 7, 2010

Staples announced that the Kindle e-reader is available in all stores nationwide beginning Oct. 10 ......

September 28, 2010

Borders announced the addition of the new Kobo Wireless e-reader to its digital assortment that...

September 6, 2010

Borders announced that it has lowered the price on its Kobo and Aluratek "Libre" e-reader...

July 15, 2010

Barnes & Noble has announced that its new "Barnes & Noble Classics" promotion will give...

June 30, 2010

The new Kindle will begin shipping on July 7, the company reported ......

June 22, 2010

Barnes & Noble announced its new designer collaboration with Lilly Pulitzer for accessories for its...

June 20, 2010

Barnes & Noble has introduced a Wi-Fi version of it NOOK e-reader ......

May 24, 2010

Barnes & Noble has partnered with Barnes & Noble to offer the Pandigital Novel, a...