Barnes & Noble 3Q Net Sales Up
Through Oct. 31, barnesandnoble.com had more than 930,000 customers, a 29 percent increase over the number of customers at the end of the second quarter, the company said. Sales from repeat customers made up 51 percent of third-quarter sales.
Overall, Barnes & Noble reported that sales for the third quarter ended Oct. 31 were $674.1 million, up 9.6 percent from $614.8 million for the same period last year.
The company's retail business reported a third-quarter operating profit of $19.6 million, up 25.6 percent from last year's third quarter operating profit of $15.6 million.