Barnes & Noble has a new CEO, its fourth in the last four years.
The venerable but struggling bookstore chain said on Thursday it had named its operations chief of five months, Demos Parneros, to be its new chief executive.
The hiring comes eight months after Barnes & Noble ousted Ron Boire
not even a year into his tenure, saying he was "not a good fit" in
unusually direct language for a corporate release. The departure created
new tumult at a bookstore chain trying to get back to growth and be
ready for Amazon.com's latest incursion on its turf with physical stores.. . . more