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Barnes & Noble To Shutter One-Third Of Retail Stores Over The Next 10 Years

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http://techcrunch.com – Barnes & Noble has put up an excellent fight over the past few years against the rising tide of digital competitors like iPad, Kindle Fire, etc. But it would seem that the bookseller has still come up a bit short, as the Wall Street Journal reports that the company has plans to shut down nearly 20 stores per year over the course of the next decade. Just last week, we learned that B&N had a rough holiday sales season with a 10.9 percent sales decrease over last year’s holiday season. Barnes & Noble currently has around 689 retail stores in operation, but the cuts would elimina (IT news)