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Mike Mozart

Barnes & Noble Is Opening 4 New Prototype Stores, Closing Fewer Than Expected

It was just three years ago that Barnes & Noble announced that it planned to close about one-third of the 689 stores that it had at the time by 2023. Things have apparently changed in the book business since then, because the bookstore chain announced today that it will open four new stores and close eight by the end of the year. [More]