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Is Nook’s goose cooked? Barnes & Noble to cease tablet manufacturing
Published: June 27, 2013
With Barnes & Noble winding tablet manufacturing on its Nook tablet and content sales dropping, the retailer’s digital business appears to be in hot water.

Microsoft wants Nook to drive its mobile strategy, but faces considerable challenges
Published: May 10, 2013
Microsoft is reportedly offering to pony up $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, including its ebooks, ereaders and tablets offerings, as the software giant looks to ramp up its mobile strategy.
Why is Nook faltering and Kindle going gangbusters?
Published: February 19, 2013
While Amazon’s Kindle business continues to heat up, it looks like Barnes & Noble’s Nook strategy may be fizzling out.
Is mobile more threat or opportunity for physical retailers?
Published: January 29, 2013
It has barely been a month since the 2012 holiday shopping season came to a close, but it is already clear that mobile-related shopping activities such as showrooming had a big impact on bricks-and-mortar retailers, including Barnes & Noble and Target.

WPP, Nook, Phunware: News briefs
Published: January 7, 2013
News briefs - WPP supports mobile strategies on a global scale with Globant deal; Phunware acquires TapIt to create new mobile ad network for apps; Nook ereader, tablets sales were down over the holiday.

Barnes & Noble’s success with Nook HD tablets rides on video streaming service
Published: September 28, 2012
While Barnes & Noble’s two new Nook HD tablets offer some nice features, the retailer is going up against some significant competition in the space, with its success riding more on how well it can build a digital content business than on the devices themselves.
Samsung scores highest for tablet marketing: study
Published: September 25, 2012
Samsung’s aggressive television marketing for its tablets appears to be paying off with the company’s ranking as the No. 1 tablet advertiser, according to a new study from Ace Metrix.
Barnes & Noble, Microsoft partnership a good move, but is it enough?
Published: May 1, 2012
Barnes & Noble Inc. and Microsoft are teaming up to strengthen their relative positions in the ereader and tablet markets, but the move does not automatically rewrite a competitive landscape that is dominated by Apple, Google and Amazon.
Kindle Fire disrupts tablet market, grabs market share from iPad: Forrester
Published: March 7, 2012
The new iPad 3 that Apple is expected to launch today could face stiffer competition than any previous tablet in the form of Amazon’s Kindle Fire, whose success since its launch is causing the tablet market to grow at faster pace than previously expected, according to a new report from Forrester Research.
Are Barnes & Noble, RIM wasting their time in the tablet space?
Published: February 22, 2012
With Apple's iPad and several Android-powered tablets picking up steam, is there a point for RIM and Barnes & Noble – both of which failed with their initial tablet strategies – to take another stab at gaining market share in the tablet space?