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Barnes & Noble Announces Member Appreciation Days September 26-29: New and Current Members Receive 20% Off Almost Everything In-Store

<p class='bwalignc'> <b>For 4 Days, Barnes & Noble Is Doubling the Standard 10% Member Discount</b> </p>

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Barnes & Noble Announces Member Appreciation Days September 26-29: New and Current Members Receive 20% Off Almost Everything In-Store

08:30 EDT Wednesday, September 25, 2013

NEW YORK (Business Wire) -- Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) one of the nation's largest booksellers and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced Member Appreciation Days, a special savings event for new and current Barnes & Noble Members. Starting Thursday, September 26 through Sunday, September 29, Members will receive a 20% in-store discount on almost everything in Barnes & Noble stores nationwide including books, gifts, toys, games, movies, Café items and more. Barnes & Noble Members already enjoy great values every day with 10% off most items in stores, but during this limited time offer, new and existing customers will receive an extra 10% off for a 20% total discount on items throughout the store. Exclusions apply; see for more details, terms and conditions.

“We're proud to offer new and existing Barnes & Noble Members this extra savings to jump start their holiday shopping. Twice the Membership discount means twice the savings for our customers, so now is the perfect time for customers to sign up and become Barnes & Noble Members today,” said Jaime Carey, Chief Merchandising Officer, Barnes & Noble. “Barnes & Noble's Membership program offers millions of loyal customers amazing savings year round, and during this limited time offer, it's an even greater value.”

Designed for Barnes & Noble's most loyal customers, the Barnes & Noble Membership program gives Members 40% off hardcover bestsellers and 10% off virtually everything else in Barnes & Noble stores throughout the year. Members also benefit from free express shipping on all online purchases at and receive exclusive savings offers throughout the year. The annual fee is only $25.

For more information on Memberships, customers can speak with a bookseller at any of Barnes & Noble's nearly 700 stores nationwide or visit today.

About Barnes & Noble, Inc.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) is a Fortune 500 company and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products. The company operates 674 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web's largest e-commerce sites, ( Its NOOK Media LLC subsidiary is a leader in the emerging digital reading and digital education markets. The NOOK digital business offers award-winning NOOK® products and an expansive collection of digital reading and entertainment content through the NOOK Store™ (, while Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC operates 692 bookstores serving over 4.6 million students and faculty members at colleges and universities across the United States. Barnes & Noble is proud to be named a J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Customer Service Champion and is only one of 50 U.S. companies so named. Barnes & is ranked the number one online retailer in customer satisfaction in the book, music and video category and a Top 10 online retailer overall in customer satisfaction according to ForeSee E-Retail Satisfaction Index (Spring Top 100 Edition).

General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained via the Internet by visiting the company's corporate website:

NOOK®, NOOK Store®, NOOK Video, and NOOK Video Apps are trademarks of Barnes & Noble, Inc. Other trademarks referenced in this release are the property of their respective owners.

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Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Mary Ellen Keating, 212-633-3323
Corporate Communications
Carolyn J. Brown, 212-633-4062
Corporate Communications

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