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B&N Plans to Split Retail and Nook

Posted at 2:24PM Wednesday 25 Jun 2014

In the fourth quarter ended May 3, consolidated revenue at Barnes & Noble rose 3.5%, to $1.3 billion, and the net loss was $36.7 million compared to a net loss of $114.8 million in the same period a year earlier. For the full year, consolidated revenue dropped 6.7%, to $6.4 billion, and the net loss was $47.3 million compared to a net loss of $157.8 million the previous year.

In major news, B&N's board approved the division of B&N Retail and Nook Media into two separate public companies, which it aims to complete early next year. B&N has hired Guggenheim Securities as financial advisers and Cravath, Swaine & Moore as legal counsel for the transaction.

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