Cyber Monday Kicks off Online Holiday Shopping at Barnes & Noble.Com
Most Popular Items Purchased by Barnes & Noble.com Customers included James Patterson’s Cross and Barack Obama’s The Audacity of Hope;
Cars and Grey’s Anatomy DVDs; Josh Groban’s Awake and Beatles remix Love;
Lego Mindstorms NXT and Star Theater 2
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Barnes & Noble.com (www.bn.com) a wholly owned subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, kicked off the online holiday shopping season on Cyber Monday, November 27, the Monday that marks the unofficial start of the online holiday shopping season. Barnes & Noble.com customers Cyber Monday purchases included many items from the site’s 2006 “Holiday Gift Guide” (www.barnesandnoble.com/giftguide), a selection of the season’s best books, CDs, DVDs, calendars, gift items, toys, and videogames.
Cyber Monday kicked off special Barnes & Noble.com promotional offers. They include a free travel bag with a $75 purchase, up to 50 % off certain DVDs and “Buy Two, Get One Free” on special collection books.
Some of the most popular products sold on Cyber Monday at Barnes & Noble.com included:
The most popular searches over the holiday weekend and on Cyber Monday were:
Barnes & Noble.com customers can place orders as late as December 18th and receive delivery by the 24th and still take advantage of free shipping when purchasing orders of $25 or more via “Fast & Free Delivery.” Orders placed by noon EST on December 20th using Next Day Air will arrive by December 24th. For customers in Manhattan, the popular Same Day Delivery service is also available through December 22nd; orders placed by 11 a.m. will be delivered by 7 p.m. that day.
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Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller and a Fortune 500 company, operates 801 bookstores in 50 states. For the fifth year in a row, the company is the nation’s top retail brand for quality, 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 and the number one online bookseller for quality among e-commerce companies, according to the latest EquiTrend survey.
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