The bigger they are, the harder they fall...
In the near term the news is probably good for rival Barnes & Noble, but the brick-and-mortal bookstore business has been declining for years.
Reading to me is a warm experience—paperback or hard cover book in my lap, a cup of tea or coffee on a side table and an opportunity to unplug from the glare of electronic devices
Geoff Hasler's e-book decision.
Barnes & Noble enters the world of electronic books.