Brick and mortar bookstores have been struggling for some time. It is no secret the giant chain Barnes and Noble has been struggling in recent years. The move to digital books has impacted the publishing industry like no other technological development since Gutenberg and his printing press.
Amazon's success with the Kindle is certainly forcing BN to compete in the digital book market, driving retail sales from its physical stores to its Nook eReader device. Could the Nook be the nail in BN's coffin?
Some financial experts seem to think the move to drive retail sales to the digital device will be the final undoing of the once formidable bookseller. For more details, click here.