Barnes & Noble Inc (BKS.N)
24 Jun 2016
* Shares up about 6 pct after market (Adds CEO and analyst comments, details; updates shares)
June 22 Barnes & Noble Inc's quarterly sales fell 3.7 percent, the 8th straight quarter of decline, as the largest U.S. bookstore chain operator closed some stores and demand weakened further for its Nook tablets.
* For fiscal year 2017, company expects comparable bookstore sales to be approximately flat to an increase of approximately 1%
* Shares rise as much as 8.3 percent (Adds analyst quote, shares)
March 3 Barnes & Noble Inc, the largest U.S. bookstore chain operator, reported a 1.8 percent fall in quarterly sales, hurt by lower online sales, store closures and weak demand for its Nook tablets.