You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience.

A Quick Read: Barnes and Noble's History

Barnes & Noble , if it was a book it would be a suspense/thriller. The nation's largest bookstore has had it's share of ups and downs. June 7, 2019 the struggling bookstore giant entered a new chapter when private equity group Elliott Advisors UK agreed to buy it for $683 million. You'll recall, it was put up a for-sale sign after struggling to keep up with brick-and-mortar retailers like Walmart and online giant Amazon . Find out why Elliott might be perfectly suited to turn the chain around in TheStreet's read: Barnes & Noble Sold to Elliott Advisors for $683 Million, Shares Jump Barnes and Noble History Did you know there is actually a Mr. Barnes and a Mr. Noble? The bookstore chain had plenty of "firsts". There was a television first, a coffee first... so much more. Watch the video to learn more about the history of Barnes and Noble in TheStreet's new video feature, Behind the Label. Behind the Label: How Alibaba Got to Where It Is Today and Where It Could Head Next

Recent Videos

Featured Partners

image beaconimage beaconimage beacon