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 Post subject: Financial-news alert
PostPosted: Mon Feb 25, 2013 3:53 pm 
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NEW YORK Barnes & Noble (BN) founder and Chairman Leonard Riggio has told the book seller he is going to try to buy the company's retail business.
[CBS News]

Barnes & Noble was founded by Mr. Barnes and Mr. Noble early in the 20th century. Riggio bought out what had become a failing business in the 1970s. This boo-boo can be expected to keep turning up everywhere; the Times corrected it.


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 Post subject: Re: Financial-news alert
PostPosted: Thu Feb 28, 2013 11:48 am 
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The company's founder, chairman and largest shareholder, Leonard Riggio, plans to offer to buy the physical bookstores and website of Barnes & Noble, but not the Nook unit.
[AP via CBS News, 2/28/13]

Two out of three is very good in baseball, not so hot in newswriting.


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