Cyber Monday: Barnes & Noble makes their pitch
There will be a ton of Cyber Monday deals today, so TNM will list a few of them that might be of interest to the digital publishing community as they appear.
Obviously retailers such as Barnes & Noble and Amazon are all in. But if you represent a digital publishing platform or other service don’t hesitate to reach out with a short press release and I will post it here inside the News section of TNM.
Here is B&N’s announcement:
NEW YORK, NY – November 30, 2015 — Barnes & Noble, Inc., the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced that the most spectacular Cyber Monday deals* for holiday shoppers are all online at BN.com/cybermonday, including unbeatable offers on books perfect for everyone on customers’ lists. They include a special 2 for $30 deal on select hardcovers, featuring popular titles like Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham, Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee and Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates by Brian Kilmeade, and so much more. Plus, customers can purchase amazing books for the young people in their lives at great values, with $5 off the purchase of two select picture books for kids, Peanut Butter & Cupcake by Terry Border and What Do You Do With an Idea? by Kobi Yamada, as well as select teen books available at 2 for $15 including titles like The Fifth Wave by Rick Yancey, Paper Towns by John Green and The Scorch Trials by James Dashner.
And for a limited time only, there will be special offers available on select NOOK® devices and content. The 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK, which combines Samsung’s leading technology and NOOK’s extraordinary content and reading experience, and the new NOOK GlowLight Plus, Barnes & Noble’s waterproof** and dustproof best ever NOOK eReader for worry-free reading anywhere, will be available for the incredible low price of only $99.99 each in stores and online until November 30. Customers will also receive a $5 credit to help them get started building their library as they explore the expansive NOOK Store®.
Plus, to make NOOK an even greater value, 500 NOOK Books will be available for under $5 through December 7, including popular titles like The Bone Tree by Greg Iles and American Wife: a Memoir of Love, War, Faith, and Renewal by Taya Kyle. Additionally, for one day only, customers can get New York Times® bestsellers Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee and The Crossing by Michael Connelly for only $4.99 each. And through December 6, 50 popular NOOK Newsstand® titles will each be available for a $5 annual subscription including HGTV Magazine, EatingWell, Better Homes & Gardens and more, plus select movies from NOOK Video™ will be available for $5 and under including Fight Club, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Shark Tale and many others. And, through December 1, customers can take advantage of the buy one, get one free offer on popular NOOK Apps including Bingo and Bubble Puppy: Play & Learn.
In addition, customers can also save big on hundreds of DVDs and Blu-rays, with up to 70% off on a selection of hugely popular titles including Unbroken, Gone Girl, Hobbit 3, House of Cards: Season 3, and more.
And Barnes & Noble’s leading selection of Educational Toys & Games, Hobbies & Collectibles will be available at unbeatable values, with an incredible 30% off over a thousand must-have items including Funko Pops, Meccanoid, Shopkins, Minecraft, Viewmaster and a spectacular selection of Star Wars items, just to name a few.
Other spectacular deals available at BN.com on Cyber Monday include:
50% off Entire Selection of Throws: Customers will get 50% off Barnes & Noble’s entire selection of throws, including The Birdseye Chenille, Pointelle Knit and 100% Cotton Throw collections.
30% off this Season’s Most Unexpected Gifts: Customers can receive 30% off this season’s most unexpected gifts, an unrivaled collection of unique gifts for truly creative gifting hand-picked by Barnes & Noble gift experts, including the AeroMist Ultrasonic 24-hour Diffusing Misters, the Perfect Bake App-Controlled Baking System, the Mobile Photo Studio Set and more.
30% off Collectible Classic Editions: This fantastic 30% off deal on collectible classic editions includes Dr. Who: Two Novels by Dan Abnett, Snow Queen & Other Winter Tales by various authors and Star Wars Trilogy White R2D2 by George Lucas.
$10 off Two Select Gift Books: A selection of gift books will be available at incredible values on Cyber Monday, with an offer of $10 off two select gift books. They include Florence: The Paintings & Frescoes, 1250-1743 by Ross King, Walking Dead Compendium, Volume 3 (B&N Exclusive Edition) by Robert Kirkman and Pioneer Woman Cooks: More Favorite Recipes from the Ranch (B&N Exclusive Boxed Set) by Ree Drummond.
Customers are invited to shop online at BN.com/cybermonday and experience all of the amazing Cyber Monday deals that Barnes & Noble has to offer. In addition to the great Cyber Monday offers available on BN.com, shoppers will also enjoy an extra 25% off one item, using code 25CMONDAY. This offer runs throughout all of Cyber Monday.
Plus, customers can take advantage of Barnes & Noble’s best Gift Card offer ever: a free $10 Reward with the purchase of $50 or more of Gift Cards. The $10 Reward can be redeemed 12/26/15 through 3/31/16.
All orders over $25 qualify for free shipping and, as always, Barnes & Noble Members enjoy free express shipping on all BN.com orders.
*While supplies last. Restrictions apply. See BN.com/cybermonday for details.
** IP67 certified. Waterproof in fresh water for up to 30 minutes at a maximum depth of 1 meter (3.28 feet). Avoid immersion in saltwater or other liquids. USB port must be completely dry before use.