A light read

25 July 2017 By Lauren Silva Laughlin

An activist wants the $560 mln U.S. bookstore chain to go private. That makes sense for a fading business that needs work. The problem is finding a buyer on the other end. Amazon’s Whole Foods deal has everyone thinking. But Barnes & Noble may be nowhere on Jeff Bezos’ list.

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