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Barnes & Noble Joins With UK Retailer John Lewis To Offer NOOK Devices In UK

Bookstore chain and Nook eReading software provider Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) on Tuesday said it agreed to partner with UK retailer John Lewis to take its NOOK reading experience and digital bookstore to its physical stores and online sales channels this autumn.

Further product, pricing and availability details will be announced in the autumn. Commercial terms of the partnership have not been disclosed.

Under the deal, John Lewis will offer NOOK devices in each of its 37 UK stores and online. As previously disclosed, Barnes & Noble will also offer NOOK devices and content to UK customers this autumn through its own online storefront.

The partnership with John Lewis, a premium department store, will fortify Barnes & Noble's newly-announced presence in the UK, and will enable UK shoppers to see, touch and experience NOOK devices and digital content, the company noted.

by RTT Staff Writer

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