At Barnes & Noble, we want to be sure our vendors get their books and other products on sale in our stores and online as quickly as possible.
Below are our Vendor Policies and Guidelines developed according to voluntary industry standards prepared by the Book Industry Study Group (BISG). These guidelines cover the steps from initial bar coding through routing of incoming freight. And, through our Efficient Receipts Program, we monitor and report to our vendors about their compliance with our specifications.
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