Monday, December 12, 2016

Barnes & Noble bets a kitchen can save its books

The new Barnes and Noble bookstore at the Palladio of Broadstone in Folsom features a restaurant. This new concept store, which opens Tuesday, combines an extensive bookstore with a restaurant serving a full menu with wine and beer.Barnes & Noble will open its third new concept store, which combines an extensive bookstore with a restaurant serving a full menu with wine and beer, in Folsom, CA.

Barnes & Noble is rolling out its concept stores at a time when some retail analysts are questioning the future of selling the printed word. In 2008, the New York-based chain planned to open in the upscale Palladio complex, but the plan was put on hold as the recession hit the U.S. retail industry hard.. . . more

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