Barnes & Noble Gets Into....Toys?
Shhh...Can you hear it? I hear someone gasping for breath. The breath of life. The breath of longevity. And here we are again. With another retailer forging into territories unknown in an attempt to stave off their continued decline. Barnes & Noble has struggled much as that other bricks and mortar dinosaur, Blockbuster Video, struggled to remain relevant in our increasingly digital world. After their late to the game strategy which included launching their own digital reader and bookstore (does this sound at all reminiscent of Blockbuster’s late-to-the-game strategy to combat Netflix?), they’re on the move to remake their