New York, New York – November 28, 2011 – Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, announced today even more amazing specials for online holiday shoppers on Cyber Monday. On Monday, November 28, customers who purchase any new Barnes & Noble award-winning NOOK device online with a MasterCard will receive a free $25 Barnes & Noble Gift Card, along with free shipping. This amazing offer applies to the full NOOK product line, including the #1-rated $99 NOOK Simple Touch™, the ever-popular $199 NOOK Color™, and the all-new $249 NOOK Tablet™, the company’s fastest, lightest tablet with the best entertainment displayed in stunning VividView™. So in addition to giving the gift of the top-rated reading and entertainment products available, BN.com shoppers can also use the Gift Card to purchase great new physical or digital books, magazines and children’s books – or a stylish accessory for the new NOOK.
Online holiday shoppers will enjoy up to 70 percent savings on the season’s hottest gifts for the whole family such as top-selling books, educational toys and games, electronics and more. And savvy shoppers will also be able to redeem an online coupon for 30 percent off any one item, not including NOOK products. Other exciting BN.com Cyber Monday online specials include:
- Bestsellers: 50 percent off select New York Times Bestsellers, including Inheritance by Christopher Paolini, The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan, Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman by Robert K. Massie, and Stephen King’s 11/23/63, among others.
- Toys & Games: $5 off a $10 Toys & Games purchase, including the Fisher Price Rock Star Mickey, Disney Princess Ultimate Dream Castle, Vtech Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker, and more.
- Home & Gift: 50 percent off select items, including the Three Designing Women Personalized Designer Stamp, Moleskine Gourmet Gift Box, and New York Yankees Final Season Coasters.
- Electronics: 50 percent savings on select electronics and accessories for popular devices, including the Ion Audio iCG04 iCade Arcade Cabinet for iPad, and BookBook Case for iPad.
- DVD and Blu-ray: Up to 70 percent off select DVD and Blu-ray bestsellers and new releases in stores, including Despicable Me, Water for Elephants, Inception and Rango.
All orders over $25 qualify for free shipping and, as always, Barnes & Noble Members enjoy free express shipping on all BN.com orders. For more information, visit www.bn.com/cybermonday. And experience NOOK Tablet, NOOK Color and NOOK Simple Touch at www.nook.com or at the NOOK Digital Shops™ and displays in one of Barnes & Noble’s more than 700 bookstores and other leading retailers.
|About Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the world's largest bookseller and a Fortune 500 company, operates 704 bookstores in 50 states. Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, also operates 635 college bookstores serving over 4.6 million students and faculty members at colleges and universities across the United States. Barnes & Noble conducts its online business through BN.com (www.bn.com), one of the Web's largest e-commerce sites, which also features more than two million titles in its NOOK Bookstore™ (www.bn.com/ebooks). Through Barnes & Noble’s NOOK® eReading product offering, customers can buy and read digital books and content on the widest range of platforms, including NOOK devices, partner company products, and the most popular mobile and computing devices using free NOOK software.
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Barnes & Noble's NOOK brand of eReading products makes it easy to read what you love, anywhere you like™ with a fun, easy-to-use and immersive digital reading experience. With NOOK, customers gain access to Barnes & Noble's expansive NOOK Store™ of more than 2.5 million digital titles, and the ability to enjoy content across a wide array of popular devices. The new NOOK Tablet™ is Barnes & Noble’s fastest, lightest tablet with the best in HD entertainment from top services and everything you want in a tablet at a great value ($249). Both NOOK Tablet and the award-winning NOOK Color™ ($199) feature a stunning 7-inch VividView™ Color Touchscreen to read all of the content you love, shop popular apps, connect via email, browse the Web and more. The NOOK Simple Touch™ ($99) is the fastest, easiest to use reader with the world’s best reading screen and the longest battery life. Barnes & Noble offers NOOK owners Always Free NOOK Support in any of its more than 700 bookstores, as well as free Wi-Fi® connectivity to enjoy the Read In Store™ feature to read NOOK Books™ for free, and the More In Store™ program, which offers free, exclusive content and special promotions. Barnes & Noble was the first company to offer digital lending for a wide selection of books through its LendMe® technology, available through NOOK eReading products. Find NOOK devices in Barnes & Noble stores and online at www.BN.com, as well as at Best Buy, Walmart, Staples, Target, Radio Shack, Books-A-Million, OfficeMax, Fred Meyer, P.C. Richard & Son stores, Fry’s Electronics, hhgregg and Systemax Inc. retailers.
In addition to NOOK devices, Barnes & Noble makes it easy for customers to enjoy any book, anytime, anywhere with its FREE NOOK Reading Apps™, available at www.nook.com/freenookapps. Customers can use Barnes & Noble's free eReading software to access and read books from their personal Barnes & Noble digital library on devices including iPad™, iPhone®, iPod touch®, Android™ smartphones and tablets, PC and Mac®. Lifetime Library™ helps ensure that Barnes & Noble customers will always be able to access their digital libraries on NOOK products and software-enabled devices and BN.com. Barnes & Noble also offers NOOK Study™ (www.nookstudy.com), an innovative study platform and software solution for higher education, NOOK Kids™ (www.nookkids.com), a collection of digital picture and chapter books for children, and NOOK Books en español™ (http://www.barnesandnoble.com/ebooksenespanol), the first-ever Spanish language digital bookstore in the United States.
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