Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, announced today the best Black Friday deals on the season’s hottest reading and entertainment products. Among Barnes & Noble’s breakthrough offers, which are available for one day only on Friday, November 23, customers will be able to purchase the award-winning NOOK Simple Touch for only $59. This offer is available while supplies last only at Barnes & Noble bookstores on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving and the unofficial start of the busy holiday shopping season. NOOK Simple Touch, the highly acclaimed, easy-to-use Reader, combines an ergonomic design with a paper-like, glare-free readability, even in bright sunlight. Usually available at the low price of $99 and always without distracting ads, NOOK Simple Touch, including a power cord (a $9.99 value) will be available on Black Friday for only $59, Barnes & Noble’s lowest price ever, making it a must-have deal this holiday season for anyone who loves to read. NOOK Simple Touch offers access to shop the vast NOOK Store™ of more than 3 million digital books – from new releases and bestsellers to classics, children’s books and more, as well as popular newspapers and magazines. At NOOK Digital Shops ™ and at NOOK.com, customers may also experience and purchase the recently launched NOOK ® HD and NOOK ® HD+, the lightest and highest-resolution 7-inch HD tablet and the world’s lightest full HD tablet. Both feature must-see displays for superior reading and entertainment, starting at $199 for NOOK HD and $269 for NOOK HD+. In addition to getting great deals on NOOK products, customers can take advantage of many other exciting Barnes & Noble Black Friday specials available in stores and online at www.bn.com/blackfriday, including:
- Special Gift Card Offer: Visit any Barnes & Noble store on Black Friday, November 23, and get a free $10 Barnes & Noble Gift Card with every $75 Gift Card purchase.
- Hottest Educational Toys & Games: Visit any Barnes & Noble store or BN.com on Black Friday for an incredible “buy one get one 50 percent off” deal on any educational toy or game.* This offer is available in stores on November 23 only, but will continue exclusively on BN.com through November 26.
- Bestselling and Classic Books: Get 50 percent off select popular fiction, nonfiction, cookbooks and gift book titles, including Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bakery, Neil Young’s Waging Heavy Peace, George R. R. Martin’s Lands of Ice & Fire, Chris Ware’s Building Stories, Dayton Duncan’s and Ken Burns’ The Dust Bowl: An Illustrated History and an exclusive Barnes & Noble edition of Life in Color: National Geographic Photographs – among others. All Barnes & Noble hardcover classics are also 50 percent off, and all Barnes & Noble Leather Collectibles are available in a “buy one get one for only $10” offer. These exceptional book offers run from November 23 to November 26 in stores and online.
- Kids & Teens Books: Get 50 percent off select titles in stores and online, including a special edition of Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer and A Mutiny in Time (Infinity Ring Series #1) by James Dashner, a fun selection of geographic reference books, including National Geographic Kids World Atlas and Not for Parents: How to Be a World Explorer from Lonely Planet and popular biographies, including Justin Bieber: Just Getting Started and One Direction Behind the Scenes. Also available is the bestselling series Maze Runner by James Dashner and Lorien Legacies by Pittacus Lore.
- Movies & Music: Get up to 50 percent off a selection of more than 1,000 DVD and Blu-ray bestsellers and new releases in stores and online through November 26. Key titles include Big Bang Theory Season 5, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, Sherlock Holmes Game of Shadows, Snow White and the Huntsman and the new Bob Dylan CD, Tempest.
- NOOK Accessories: Enjoy discounts of up to 50 percent in stores and online on NOOK Simple Touch essentials, including a Power Kit, Adapter and Charging Cables, a Stella Light in Graphite, a Matte Screen Protector Kit and a black Lyra Light.
- Moleskine Products: Buy one get one 50 percent off on all Moleskine products in stores and online.
- Boxed Calendars: Get 50 percent off select boxed calendars in stores and online.
- Godiva Chocolates: Get $10 off all 36-piece Godiva Gold Ballotins, with a choice of a classic gold or festive holiday ribbon. Available in stores only.