Barnes & Noble Announces Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals and Steals

Shop Early and Spend Less on Wide Selection of Popular Books, Movies, Toys & Games and More

Company to Offer Free $25 Membership to First 25 Customers with $50 Purchase in Participating Stores

NEW YORK--()--Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, today announced its wide selection of Black Friday deals on some of the season’s hottest gifts. The promotions will begin leading up to Black Friday and in-store offers will run through the end of the day Monday, November 29. Also, on November 29, Barnes & Noble will host a variety of online-only “Cyber Monday” specials. In addition to savings of up to 50 percent on a variety of popular books, movies, toys and games, the company is also giving away free one-year membership (value $25) to the first 25 customers who make a $50 purchase in participating stores on Black Friday.

Customers should shop early to take advantage of this year’s exciting Barnes & Noble Black Friday specials, including:

  • NOOK accessory: 25 percent off a NOOK accessory with the purchase of a matte screen film kit.
  • Gift Books and New Releases: 50 percent off select books and deluxe cookbooks; 30 percent off Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy Deluxe Boxed Set, and more.
  • Children & Teens: 20 percent off all items on the Harry Potter table; a bonus coupon for 50 percent off one kids or teen boxed set; buy two 8x8 picture books and get the third free.
  • Toys & Games: 20 percent off Story Time Kits.
  • Movies: 30 to 50 percent off hundreds of popular DVDs.
  • Home & Gift: 30 percent off lapdesks

Additional offers, available to customers both in-store and online, include:

  • A coupon for 30 percent off one item, redeemable from Wednesday, November 24, to Sunday, November 28.
  • A $10 gift card with every $100 gift card purchase.
  • A free Barnsie “The Noble Bear” with purchases of $25 or more.

Starting on Cyber Monday, November 29, Barnes & Noble will also be hosting a wide selection of online-only promotions, including:

  • Barnes & Noble Members: 25 percent off one item.
  • Non-Members: Free shipping on all orders.
  • Bestsellers: Buy one and get your second book for 50 percent off; buy three Manga graphic novels and get the fourth for free.
  • Children’s Books: 40 percent off popular children’s picture books.
  • Toys & Games: Save $5 on any $10 toy purchase.
  • Movies: Select DVD and Blu-Ray hits up to 80 percent off.
  • Home & Gift: Buy one item and get 50 percent of your second purchase.

Customers searching for the perfect gift for those who love to read everything should also check out the recently released NOOKcolor, the first full-color touch Reader’s Tablet that delivers digital books, magazines, newspapers and children’s books in immersive, gorgeous color, and all in one beautiful, thin and highly portable device. The ultimate reading experience, NOOKcolor, provides access to the most expansive digital catalog available so you can browse more than two million books, enhanced books, newspapers and magazines, engaging children’s books, and other interactive content in a single search.

Barnes & Noble is currently taking NOOKcolor pre-orders for the $249 device at www.NOOKcolor.com and reserving units in its Barnes & Noble stores. Live demonstration units that will allow customers the opportunity to touch the future of reading, along with very limited quantities of devices available for purchase, will start arriving in Barnes & Noble, Best Buy, Walmart and Books-A-Million stores beginning this week.

About NOOK™ from Barnes & Noble

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 NOOKbook™ Store of more than two million digital titles, and the ability to enjoy content across a wide array of popular devices. NOOK products are the most full-featured, dedicated eReading devices on the market. NOOKcolor ($249), the first full-color touch Reader’s Tablet, provides the ultimate reading experience with a stunning 7-inch VividView™ Color Touchscreen to read all of the content you love. For book lovers, NOOK 3G ($199) and NOOK Wi-Fi® ($149) offer a paper-like reading experience with a color touch screen for navigation. In Barnes & Noble stores, NOOK owners can access free Wi-Fi connectivity, enjoy the Read In Store™ feature to read NOOKbooks 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.NOOK.com, as well as at Best Buy, Walmart and Books-A-Million.

In addition to NOOK devices, Barnes & Noble makes it easy for customers to enjoy any book, anytime, anywhere with its free line of NOOK software, available at www.bn.com/NOOKapps. 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™, BlackBerry® and other smartphones, 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 NOOKstudy™ (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 NOOKbooks en español™ (www.barnesandnoble.com/ebooksenespanol), the first-ever Spanish language digital bookstore in the United States.

For more information on NOOK devices and eReading software, updates, new NOOKbook releases, Free Friday™ NOOKbooks and more, follow us on www.twitter.com/eBooksBN and www.facebook.com/NOOKBN.

ABOUT BARNES & NOBLE, INC.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world's largest bookseller and a Fortune 500 company, operates 717 bookstores in 50 states. Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, also operates 633 college bookstores serving nearly 4 million students and faculty members at colleges and universities across the United States. Barnes & Noble is the nation's top bookseller brand for the seventh year in a row, as determined by a combination of the brand's performance on familiarity, quality, and purchase intent; the top bookseller in quality for the second year in a row and the number two retailer in trust, according to the EquiTrend® Brand Study by Harris Interactive®. Barnes & Noble conducts its online business through Barnes & Noble.com (www.bn.com), one of the Web's largest e-commerce sites, which also features more than two million titles, in its NOOKbook™ Store (www.bn.com/NOOKbooks). Through Barnes & Noble’s NOOK™ eReading product offering, customers can buy and read NOOKbooks on the widest range of platforms, including NOOK eReaders, devices from partner companies, and hundreds of the most popular mobile and computing devices using free NOOK software.

General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained via the Internet by visiting the company's corporate website: www.barnesandnobleinc.com.

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Contacts

Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Mary Ellen Keating, 212-633-3323
Corporate Communications
mkeating@bn.com
or
Carolyn J. Brown, 212-633-4062
Corporate Communications
cbrown@bn.com

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Contacts

Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Mary Ellen Keating, 212-633-3323
Corporate Communications
mkeating@bn.com
or
Carolyn J. Brown, 212-633-4062
Corporate Communications
cbrown@bn.com