Barnes & Noble, Inc is the New York based company which is engaged in book retailing business. It has about 689 retail stores across the United States. Besides this, the company also operates 700 bookstores in colleges which serve about 4.7 million students. Corporate office of the company is located in Manhattan, New York City, United States.
The products that are available at the company stores include magazines, graphic novels, video games and digital media products such as DVDs and music. On November 30, 2009, the company launched Barnes and Noble Nook, an electronic book reader compatible with the Android platform.
Barnes and Noble started business in 1886 under the name Arthur Hinds & Company. The company was founded by Charles M. Barnes and William Barnes. In 1886, the company hired Gilbert Clifford Noble as a clerk and in 1894, he became partner and the company's name had been changed to Hinds and Noble. Barnes & Noble has a primary listed on the New York stock exchange under the 'BKS' symbol. On the other hand, it is also listed on the list of Fortune 500' top companies. The postal and official address, email address and phone number (helpline) of B and N service center is given below. The helpline of B and N service center may or may not be toll free.