Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, will open a new bookstore on October 25 in Green Oak Village Place at 9605 Village Place Boulevard, Brighton, Michigan. The store will stock close to 200,000 book, music, DVD and magazine titles and include a café serving Starbucks coffee. The new Brighton Barnes & Noble will be open from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day, and employ approximately 60 people from the community.
The public is invited to a Preview Night Party at the new Brighton Barnes & Noble on Tuesday, October 24, from 6 to 9 p.m. A portion of the Preview Night sales will benefit the Hawkins Elementary School. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. with members of the Green Oak Charter Township board. Local jazz band Stolen Moments will perform throughout the evening.
In celebration of the Brighton Barnes & Noble’s Grand Opening, the store will host a series of author events:
Barnes & Noble’s bookselling innovations have established it as America’s top retail brand for quality. For the fifth year in a row, the EquiTrend® Brand Study by Harris Interactive® named Barnes & Noble number-one in quality among the country’s retail brands. The new store will feature:
About Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world's largest bookseller and a Fortune 500 company, operates 799 bookstores in 50 states. For the fifth year in a row, the company is the nation's top retail brand for quality, according to the EquiTrend® Brand Study by Harris Interactive®. Barnes & Noble conducts its online business through Barnes & Noble.com (www.bn.com), one of the Web's largest e-commerce sites and the number one online bookseller for quality among e-commerce companies, according to the latest EquiTrend survey.
General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained via the Internet by visiting the company's corporate Web site: http://www.barnesandnobleinc.com.