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The Brian Lehrer Show

Apple vs. Amazon On E-Books

Monday, July 15, 2013

Apple lost an anti-trust case on e-book pricing, Nook failed, and Amazon still reignsMichael Cader, founder of Publishers Marketplace and Publishers Lunch, looks at the future of the book publishing world. 

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Features

Borders Could Close Book Stores as soon as Friday

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

It looks like the final chapter for Borders, the Michigan-based big-box book, music and media seller. The company could begin closing its remaining 399 stores, five of which are in New York City, as early as Friday.

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WNYC News

New Chapter for Indie Bookstores as Megachains Close Up Shop

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Not long ago, it seemed as if mega-bookstores like Borders would keep expanding, driving out small, independent bookshops. But as the chain declared bankruptcy, it turns out there are still plenty of indies -- and a few new ones around.

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WNYC News

Barnes & Noble Chairman Keeps Board Seat

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

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The man who built Barnes & Noble into the country's largest bookstore chain won his fight for control of the company -- at least for now.

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WNYC News

Financial 411: The Fate of Barnes & Noble, and the Debate Over Sick Leave

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Another report confirms that the housing market is stuck in the doldrums. Home prices fell slightly in July by 0.1 percent after rising in June, according to the S&P/Case Shiller report. Perhaps more worrisome -- prices fell in more cities surveyed. "In about half of cities, prices are lower than they were a year ago," said Patrick Newport, an economist with IHS Global Insights. "And last month, it was only five, and a couple of months ago it was even smaller than that, so we are seeing weakness in prices." But in New York, there's perhaps another sign that the economy here is doing better than in other parts of the country. Prices actually rose by one percent.

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WNYC News

Century 21 Heads Uptown

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Century 21 is moving on up to the Upper West Side. The deep-discount clothing store has announced it will take over the spot being vacated by Barnes & Noble.

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Soundcheck

Gig Alerts: Kelley Suttenfield

Monday, March 01, 2010

This jazz vocalist will celebrate the release of her debut album with a mini CD release party tonight at the Barnes & Noble near Lincoln Center. Download her smoldering track "I Fall In Love Too Easily."

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