Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, will open a new bookstore on November 8 in Kitsap Mall at 10317 Silverdale Way Northwest, Silverdale, Washington. Concurrently, the existing store at 3108 Northwest Randall Way will close. The new store will stock close to 200,000 book, music, DVD and magazine titles and include a café serving Starbucks coffee. The new Silverdale Barnes & Noble will be open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and employ approximately 100 people from the community.
The public is invited to a Preview Night Party at the new Silverdale Barnes & Noble on Tuesday, November 7, from 6 to 9 p.m. A portion of the Preview Night sales will benefit the Literacy Council of Kitsap County. The Heather Wood Combo will perform throughout the evening. The Jackson Park Elementary School choir, Brownsville Elementary choir, and Fairview Junior High orchestra will also perform. The Central Kitsap High School Key Club will entertain children with face painting and balloon animals. Kim Doyle, youth librarian for the Sylvan Way Library, will host Storytime at 7 p.m. Clifford the Big Red Dog will be on hand to meet his fans.
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.