Barnes & Noble Kicks Off Month-Long NOOK® Trade-In/Trade-Up Promotion, February 3 - March 5

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Customers Can Visit Any Barnes & Noble Store to Trade in Select NOOK Devices and Receive a $50 Credit Toward the Purchase of a New NOOK® by Samsung

After Trade-In, the Entire Line of NOOK by Samsung Devices Will Be Available at the Lowest-Ever Prices

NEW YORK, NY – February 3, 2016 – Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced its trade-in/trade-up promotion, a limited-time in-store promotion to offer existing NOOK customers a $50 credit toward the purchase of a new NOOK by Samsung device through March 5.

Customers can visit any Barnes & Noble store to take advantage of the trade-in/trade-up promotion. With the entire family of NOOK by Samsung devices already on special offer, the trade-in promotion makes them available at the lowest-ever prices. When trading in a device, customers can get the 9.6-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab® E NOOK® at the lowest-ever price of $179.99, the 8-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 NOOK® at the lowest-ever price of only $299.99 and the 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 NOOK® at the lowest-ever price of only $89.99.

NOOK devices eligible for trade-in include NOOK 1st Edition®, NOOK Color®, NOOK Tablet®, NOOK Simple Touch®, NOOK Simple Touch® with GlowLight®, NOOK® HD, NOOK® HD+ and NOOK GlowLight®. NOOK devices not eligible for trade-in include NOOK GlowLight Plus™ and any NOOK by Samsung device.

Terms and conditions apply. Customers should visit or their local Barnes & Noble store for details.

NOOK by Samsung: Extraordinary Reading & Entertainment Content

Customers who trade up to any NOOK by Samsung device will find an impressive collection of digital content to explore from Barnes & Noble. The expansive NOOK Store’s® reading and entertainment content offering includes:

  • Over 4 million books including bestsellers, new releases, classics and enhanced titles with special content.
  • An extensive collection of popular comic books and graphic novels, as well as picture-perfect art, photography, travel guides and cookbook titles.
  • An expansive digital selection of best-loved children’s books – over 110,000 – including chapter books and a selection of more than 11,000 interactive picture books.
  • The NOOK Newsstand®, with the largest digital collection of the top 100 bestselling U.S. magazines available for both digital subscriptions and single copy sale, and a vast collection of newspapers and magazines from around the world. Reading tools like ArticleView® lets the reader focus on the text, customized to their needs, and the Visual Table of Contents provides a quick scan of the entire issue, allowing readers to jump directly to any article or section.

Plus, discovering new content is simple and easy with B&N Readouts™, an innovative new feature that brings the company’s popular bookstore browsing and content discovery to the NOOK digital experience. B&N Readouts offers a daily selection of addictive and compelling quick reads that can be enjoyed anytime and anywhere on all NOOK by Samsung devices and at

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About Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is a Fortune 500 company, the nation’s largest retail bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products. The Company operates 640 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites, ( The Nook Digital business offers a lineup of popular NOOK® tablets and eReaders and an expansive collection of digital reading and entertainment content through the NOOK Store®. The NOOK Store features more than 4 million digital books in the US (, plus periodicals and comics, and offers the ability to enjoy content across a wide array of popular devices through Free NOOK Reading Apps™ available for Android™, iOS® and Windows®.

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