SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 6, 2011 LawFuel.com — Overstock.com Inc. (NASDAQ: OSTK), today announced that it has partnered with Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, to sell eBooks through Barnes & Noble. Visitors to Overstock.com will now have access to the digital edition of hardcover and paperback books available on the site through Barnes & Noble’s NOOK Store. To learn more visit www.overstock.com/ebooks .
A link on Overstock.com book product page will take visitors to Barnes & Noble.com’s NOOK Store, the world’s largest bookstore, where they can seamlessly and easily purchase the digital version of the book they have selected. Content downloads lightning-fast, usually in less than 10 seconds over Wi-Fi®. Overstock.com currently carries the NOOK Color™ (Certified Pre-owned) for only $149.00.
“As the number one seller of refurbished NOOK® devices we are pleased to partner with Barnes & Noble to expand our product offering so that our customers have fast, easy access to the breadth of digital content that Barnes & Noble offers,” said Overstock.com President Jonathan Johnson.
“Barnes & Noble is pleased to become Overstock.com’s exclusive digital bookstore partner, and to continue our relationship selling refurbished NOOK Simple Touch and NOOK Color on Overstock.com,” said Jim Hilt, Vice President of eBooks for Barnes & Noble. “The combination of our award-winning portfolio of NOOK products, the Overstock.com online experience, and now access to the largest assortment of eBooks, will make it even easier to help more customers find their next great read.”
Overstock.com is Your Savings Engine offering brand-name products. The company offers its customers an opportunity to shop for bargains conveniently, while offering its suppliers an alternative inventory distribution channel. Overstock.com, headquartered in Salt Lake City, is a publicly traded company listed on the NASDAQ Global Market System and can be found online at http://www.overstock.com and http://www.o.co. Overstock.com regularly posts information about the company and other related matters on its website under the heading “Investor Relations.”
About Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller and a Fortune 500 company, operates 704 bookstores in 50 states. Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, also operates 635 college bookstores serving over 4.6 million students and faculty members at colleges and universities across the United States. Barnes & Noble conducts its online business through BN.com (www.bn.com), one of the Web’s largest e-commerce sites, which also features more than two million titles in its NOOK Bookstore™ (www.bn.com/ebooks). Through Barnes & Noble’s NOOK® eReading product offering, customers can buy and read digital books and content on the widest range of platforms, including NOOK devices, partner company products, and the most popular mobile and computing devices using free NOOK software.
General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained via the Internet by visiting the company’s corporate website: www.barnesandnobleinc.com.