|[February 26, 2013]
Barnes & Noble Announces NOOK® Special Savings Offer
NEW YORK --(Business Wire)--
NOOK Media LLC, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:
BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational
products, today announced a special limited time savings offer on the
critically acclaimed NOOK HD+, the lowest-priced and lightest 9-inch
full HD tablet. Starting Tuesday, February 26, through Monday, March 11,
customers who purchase NOOK HD+ online at www.nook.com
or at any of the nearly 700 Barnes & Noble stores nationwide will
receive $50 in their NOOK account to purchase digital content from the
expansive NOOK Store™, including apps, magazines, newspapers,
books, movies, TV shows and more. It's the perfect way for customers to
start their NOOK library with the best in reading and entertainment.
The $50 credit will load to a customer's NOOK account within 3-10 days
of registering that account to the new NOOK HD+. The free $50 credit
must be used within 30 days of posting to a customer's NOOK account. See NOOK.com/50free
for more details and Terms and Conditions.
NOOK HD+ offers everything that customers want in a tablet, with
millions of books, apps, movies, TV shows, magazines and more on its
must-see full HD 9-inch screen. At only 18.2 ounces (515 grams), NOOK
HD+ is the lightest full HD tablet ever invented. Offered in the color
"Slate," and featuring great battery life and expandable memory for even
more storage, NOOK HD+ is available for $269 (16GB) and $299 (32GB), and
is now an even greater value with a free $50 promotional credit when
purchased at www.nook.com,
or in-store at Barnes & Noble, between February 26 and March 11.
Both NOOK HD+ and the 7-inch NOOK® HD deliver extraordinary
experiences in the areas that tablet owners use most. The reading
experience is unmatched, offering beautifully rendered text, magazines
in spectacular HD and lightning fast page turns. NOOK Video™
delivers a growing and diverse catalog of favorite standard and HD
movies and TV shows rendered in spectacular color and stunning
definition from major studios and content providers including
NBCUniversal and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment. The Web browser in
NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ is super-fast, making it simple and smooth to surf
favorite sites. The built-in email app offers an easy-to-use, clean
format that supports a host of popular personal and work-related email
services including Gmail and Microsoft (News - Alert)® Exchange ActiveSync.
NOOK Apps™ includes many of the most popular and bestselling
top 100 app titles for tablets, including Angry Birds, Temple Run: Brave
and Words with Friends, along with thousands of other popular apps and
NOOK HD+ is packed ful with even more great tablet features, including:
NOOK Profiles™: A personalized experience that instantly
transforms the device in hand to any family member's very own tablet
so only they can see their own content.
NOOK Channels™: A pioneering recommendation system that
provides an easy way to discover new titles by theme.
The ability to sync the last page read across NOOK devices and apps so
customers don't lose their place.
A stunning Full HD 1920x1280 display for rich color and deep contrast.
Expandable memory and free unlimited NOOK Cloud™ storage
for all NOOK content.
Adjustable fonts, spacing and themes for a customized reading
A powerful 1.5Ghz dual-core processor and built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
Customers can visit www.nook.com
or visit the NOOK Digital Shops™ and displays in any of
Barnes & Noble's nearly 700 bookstores for more information. Barnes &
Noble offers Always Free NOOK Support in all of its neighborhood
bookstores, with more than 35,000 NOOKsellers across the country ready
to assist customers with setting up their NOOK devices or choosing their
next great read.
About Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) is a Fortune 500 company and the leading
retailer of content, digital media and educational products. The company
operates 689 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and one of the
Web's largest e-commerce sites, BN.com (www.bn.com). Its NOOK Media LLC
subsidiary is a leader in the emerging digital reading and digital
education markets. The NOOK digital business offers award-winning NOOK®
products and an expansive collection of digital reading and
entertainment content through the NOOK Store™ (www.nook.com), while
Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC operates 674 bookstores serving
over 4.6 million students and faculty members at colleges and
universities across the United States. Barnes & Noble is proud to be
named a J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Customer Service Champion and is
only one of 50 U.S. companies so named. Barnes & Noble.com is ranked the
number one online retailer in customer satisfaction in the book, music
and video category and a Top 10 online retailer overall in customer
satisfaction according to ForeSee E-Retail Satisfaction Index (Spring
Top 100 Edition).
General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained via the
Internet by visiting the company's corporate website: www.barnesandnobleinc.com.
NOOK®, NOOK Store™, NOOK Video™, NOOK
Video Apps™ are trademarks of Barnes & Noble, Inc. Other
trademarks referenced in this release are the property of their
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About NOOK Media LLC
NOOK reading and entertainment products make 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 the expansive NOOK Store™ of more than 3 million digital
books, plus periodicals, comics, apps, movies and TV shows, and the
ability to enjoy content across a wide array of popular devices through
free NOOK Reading Apps™ and NOOK Video apps, available at www.nook.com/freenookapps.
NOOK owners receive Always Free NOOK Support in any of Barnes & Noble's
nearly 700 bookstores. Find NOOK devices in Barnes & Noble stores and
online at www.nook.com,
as well as leading retailers including Best Buy (News - Alert), Walmart, Target and
many others. NOOK products are available in the United Kingdom through www.nook.co.uk and leading
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