Items tagged with William Lynch

Being in charge of a brick-and-mortar bookstore chain in this day and age of digital media is no easy task. If you don't want to take our word for it, then ask William Lynch, the former Chief Operating Officer (CEO) of Barnes & Noble who on Monday resigned from his position effectively immediately. He's also stepping down as the company's director. Lynch parts ways with B&N following a three-year stint with the company during which time the transition from offline to online sales has been rocky at best. When talking about the tablet category, most of the attention is paid on Amazon's Kindle Fire line and Apple's iPad family, while sales of B&N's Nook tablets saw a 34 percent decline... Read more...