Barnes and Noble Inc.    



PO Box 111

Lyndhurst, NJ 07071-0111

United States

(212) 559-6910

Company description

Barnes and Noble Inc. was incorporated in Delaware in 1986 and trades on the New York Stock Exchange. The company's principal business includes the sale of trade books, generally hardcover and paperback consumer titles, excluding educational textbooks and specialized religious titles, mass-market paperbacks, such as mystery, romance, science fiction and other popular fiction, children's books, bargain books, magazines, gifts, music and movies direct to customers. Barnes and Noble is the nation's largest bookseller. Through Sterling Publishing Co. Inc., the company is also a leading general trade book publisher. Barnes and Noble is headquartered in New York City. As of January 2009, the company operated 778 bookstores in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. Of the 778 bookstores, 726 operate primarily under the Barnes and Noble Booksellers trade name and 52 operate primarily under the B. Dalton Bookseller trade name. The company conducts the online part of its business through the Web site.

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Wright State Pilot Project Has Saved Students More Than $56,000 on Textbooks, Online Access
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; February 18, 2018; 700+ words
...eight areas, which will cover more than half of the undergraduate student enrollment. Wright State will work with the Barnes and Noble bookstore to obtain costs of new, used, rental and e-books for the selected majors.Wright State's "inclusive access...
Lincoln City Libraries Awarded $1,500 Prize
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; February 17, 2018; 439 words
...Kindle Paperwhite eReader through a random drawing. Ten more readers won gift certificates to Francie and Finch, The Mill, Barnes and Noble or Marcus Theaters for logging more than 8,000 minutes each.Also honored in Nebraska was Keene Memorial Library in Fremont...
Bookstore Transition to Begin Feb. 16
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; February 15, 2018; 700+ words
...Group to operate its bookstores on the Natchitoches and Shreveport campuses.At the close of business Friday, Feb. 16, Barnes and Noble will cease management of bookstores in the Friedman Student Union on the main campus in Natchitoches and at the College...
Lake Effect National High School Poetry Contest Receives Nearly 2,000 Entries
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; February 9, 2018; 611 words
...astronaut"The contest was made possible by grants from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and Penn State University Barnes and Noble Bookstores. A full listing of all the finalists can be found here.The B.F.A. program at Penn State Behrend uses...
Staff Senate to Host Bookfair for Scholarships
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; February 7, 2018; 442 words
...Staff Senate is set to sponsor the "Barnes and Noble Bookfair" Friday, March 2, at the Barnes and Noble store, 1201 42nd St. S. in Fargo...mascot Thundar at 1:30 p.m."Barnes and Noble is a strong advocate for literacy...
The Allegheny County Health Department Is Accepting Applications through March 9 for Its Environmental Poster Contest [Derived Headline]
Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review; January 30, 2018; 390 words will be announced April 20 in conjunction with Earth Day. The winning students will receive a $75 gift card to Barnes and Noble. The teachers of the winning students will receive a $50 gift card to Staples.The winning posters will also be featured...
Raymond Carver Reading Series Hosts Six Accomplished Authors This Semester
States News Service; January 29, 2018; 700+ words
...the critically acclaimed novel "The Sleepwalker's Guide to Dancing: A Novel" (Random House, 2014), which was a Barnes and Noble Discover New Writers pick, shortlisted for India's Tata First Literature Award and longlisted for the Brooklyn Literary...
Community Calendar for the Week of Jan. 26, 2018
Deseret News (Salt Lake City); January 25, 2018; 700+ words
...55 (435-649-9371 or OUTTabletop Gaming Gathering, Jan. 27, 4 p.m., Barnes and Noble, 1780 Woodland Park Drive, Layton, free (“Christmas in the Wizarding World,” through Jan...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 451211 - Book Stores

454113 - Mail-Order Houses

551112 - Offices of Other Holding Companies


SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 5942 - Book Stores industry report

5961 - Catalog and Mail-Order Houses industry report

6719 - Offices of Holding Companies, NEC industry report