Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) is a Fortune 500 company, the nation's largest retail bookseller, and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products. The company operates 663 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 statesbarnesandnoble.com
Barnes & Noble does business -- big business -- by the book. As the #1 bookseller in the US, it operates about 720 Barnes & Noble superstores (selling books, music, movies, and gifts) throughout all 50 US states and Washington, DC. The stores are typically 10,000 to 60,000 sq. ft. and stock between 60,000 and 200,000 book titles. Its locations feature Barnes & Noble Cafe which serves Starbucks Coffee, Cheesecake Factory Cheesecake, Godiva Chocolate, and a selection of both savory and sweet items for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.