I knew things were bad for us, but I didn't realize just how bad until I read this article. Apparently, Barnes & Noble is on the list of retailers who are on death watch in 2018. Well Happy Freakin' New Year to us... read more
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During the latest earnings call the senior management clearly announced 'right sizing' will be taking place to the tune of $40 million. That 'right sizing' is going to include mass layoffs, and benefit cuts for those poor souls who are left behind... read more
When I started working at Barnes and Noble I signed on as a bookseller... Nobody told me that the job would include taking care of other people's children left unsupervised in the store's children's department (seriously people, we are not daycare!)... read more
here's an idea: we stop adding corporate jobs that add zero value to the company and maybe we won't have to close any more stores for at least a year? it's really infuriating to see e-books solely blamed for barnes and noble's drop in profits (which... read more
The idea of working in a bookstore has been a childhood dream for me. Barnes & Noble has taken that dream and smash it into pieces. Not even sure where to start with all the things wrong here. The pay is low with no bonuses unless you are a manger... read more
I don't understand how Barnes & Noble management manages to stay focused on same wrong things for years now, instead of moving forward. The constant pushing from management to get memberships and emails from customers is becoming highly annoying and... read more
Do not wait for things to turn out bad - leave now if you are working in NYC.
All this guy knows how to do is cut. No innovations. He is a one trick pony just looking for a payout.
Over 30 Community Business Managers, bulk sale liaisons to schools and corporate partners have had their positons eliminated late April 2017.
........is a loser that just goes from one failing company to the next looking for a Mayer type payout. He s---ed as president of Staples, he will s--- as CEO of B&N. Good luck!!!! You will soon have NO staff in store, he will cut payroll to give... read more
It appears the outsourcing of technology staff and operations to India is imminent. While their primary competitor Amazon is creating thousands of American jobs, Barnes and Noble is shipping them overseas. Two of the listed requirements for a Senior... read more
Oh, layoffs, layoffs… Every year I hear the same story but layoffs never happen here in NYC.
He couldn't fix Staples, and helped run it into the ground..... I don't get this move unless B&N is trying to fail. There had to be better candidates out there.... this guy is just looking for another cash grab from a distressed retailer, he won't be... read more
Does someone have a list of stores that Barnes and Noble may be closing in 2016 or 2017. I heard that the list exists but when I searched for it I cannot find a reliable list. We all know that many stores will be closed and that things are not... read more
What is the likelihood of Barnes and Noble layoffs in New York in 2016? Please let me know if you have any information.
Do you think things will improve for us at B&N?
As soon as "G Asset Management" takes a controling stake you'll see layoffs and cost cutting - they are all about cash flow and you'll see all possible variations of cost cutting - cutting staff will be the first move they will make and we should all... read more
I hear that our Nook group is going to be hammered? Any truth in this?
Congrats on the offer from Liberty. Now comes the fun times... Liberty will gut, then either try to grow or use as a cash cow before re-packaging to sell B&N. Having gone thru it many times, it will not be fun, but if you can make it thru the several... read more
Old news but here it goes anyway: Things are getting worse for the employees of Barnes & Noble Company. The Barnes & Noble company has decided to layoff some 100 employees in its Head Quarters at New York. All the sectors are now melting under the... read more