Founder & Executive Chairman
Allen W. Lindstrom
Chief Financial Officer
J. Alan Kahn
President of Barnes & Noble Publishing Group
President of Sterling Publishing
Bradley A. Feuer Esq.
VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Timothy A. Mantel
Chief Merchandising Officer
William Earl Wood
Chief Digital Officer
Barnes and Nobles were established in the year 1873. The company has been operational for almost 146 years now. The founders of the company were G. Clifford Noble, Charles M. Barnes, William Barnes and Leonardo Riggio. The former name of the company was Arthur Hinds & Company. Then in the year 1894, Noble was made a partner, and thus the name was changed to the current one. In the year 1930, the shares held by Noble was given over to John Barnes, and Noble died in the year 1936. Then in the year 1969, John Barnes passed out, and the company was sold to Amtel, from which the current chairman Leonard Riggio III bought it. The company also owned a video-game retail chain, known as Gamestop. As of the year 2018, 1800 employees were laid off, and the company is currently on for sale.
The headquarters of the company is situated at 122 Fifth Avenue. The city name is New York, while the state name is also New York. The pin code of the area is 10011.
Barnes and Nobles is a company based in America that focuses on providing the platform to its customers to buy various types of books, magazines, newspapers, etcetera. The current chairman of the company is Leonard Riggio. The company currently has over 630 stores around over 50 different states in the USA. As of the year 2016, the total revenue of the company was more than $4 billion. Also, the number of employees working at the company, as of the year 2017, was more than 26,000.
The primary services of Barnes and Nobles include selling various types of magazines and books, from paperbacks, children's books, gifts, music, movies, novels, toys, games, including a cafe which serves Starbucks Coffee. You can not only get commerce and content in their stores but also technology as well.
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