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Barnes & Noble’s Nook International Store Closing – A Dumb, Dumb Move

 LOGO-1-NookLet's talk a bit about short-sightedBarnes & Noble has announced that they are shuttering their international Nook ebook store.  Yet another example of how the world's second largest bookseller simply cannot get out of their own way.  Fortunately, these kinds of screwups leave the field open for competitors like Kobo…and us.  Ereading.com will be part of a fully-integrated eco-system devoted to books, reading, and publishing/distribution services.  How a company like Barnes & Noble, with billions in annual revenue, cannot get themselves together is beyond me.