Is the demise of a major competitor is enough to keep Barnes and Noble (NYSE:BKS) afloat in an industry with declining sales? Here are some key facts to consider when thinking about buying Barnes and Noble shares.
An IPO might help Gilt Groupe position itself as an industry leader in the U.S., but if they do plan to go public, they’d better do it quickly.
Bookstores are more than corporate entities. You don’t form the same emotional bond with the grocery store. At bookstores, you meet the sorts of people who populate the books you love to read.
The stakes are enormous for NFC companies as they start chipping away at the 2 percent+ cut credit card companies have been siphoning off purchases for decades.
It’ll take lower unemployment and a hell of a lot more insider buying to save American Apparel. But if there’s one thing the company’s good at doing it’s defying expectations.