Friday, November 4, 2011

Nook news

TigerDirect and CompUSA to Offer NOOK Simple Touch Reader(R) and NOOK Color(R) by Barnes & Noble

New York, New York - November 4, 2011 - Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world's largest bookseller, in collaboration with TigerDirect and CompUSA, leading multi-channel retailers of computers and electronics (wholly owned subsidiaries of Systemax Inc), announced today they will be bringing the company's award-winning line of NOOK eReading devices and related accessories to retail stores nationwide including TigerDirect and CompUSA, and online at and, beginning in December. Customers will now have access to a wide array of popular and innovative NOOK devices designed for readers of all ages.

NOOK devices are the perfect choice for anyone who wants access to their favorite reads anywhere they go. Customers seeking a simple, easy-to-use, dedicated reading experience will love the NOOK Simple Touch Reader, an ultra-light, portable 6-inch eReader with the most-advanced E Ink(R) Pearl display and the longest battery life of any eReader. With a simple tap, it's intuitive and easy to navigate, shop and read.

For customers who love to read everything in rich color, the NOOK Color features a stunning 7-inch VividView(TM) Color Touchscreen ideal for reading a wide variety of content including books, enhanced books, immersive children's picture books, an expansive collection of interactive magazines, newspapers and more. NOOK Color also offers the most-requested tablet features, including high-quality NOOK Apps(TM), built-in email, and an enhanced Web experience. With all NOOK products, customers gain access to shop Barnes & Noble's expansive NOOK Bookstore(TM) of more than two million digital titles, and the ability to enjoy content across a wide array of popular devices.

"Barnes & Noble is happy to offer our best-selling and award-winning line of NOOK eReading devices through TigerDirect and CompUSA," said Chris Peifer, Vice President, Digital Business Development at Barnes & Noble. "With NOOK, customers will discover the most immersive, fun and easy-to-use reading experience, as well as gain access to a vast selection of popular books, interactive magazines, newspapers, children’s books, apps and more."

For more information, visit or visit any NOOK Boutique or display in one of Barnes & Noble's more than 700 bookstores (

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