Barnes & Noble Inc Chief Executive William Lynch proudly declared yesterday that the pre-order numbders for their latest line of new Nook tablets called NOOK HD and NOOK HD+, were the highest in the companys history.
By Tom Bowen – It once again reflected in Barnes & Noble’s (BKS) stock price on both Monday and Tuesday, with shares continuing their climb upwards since the unveiling of the new Nook’s.
The 7-inch NOOK HD and the 9-inch NOOK HD+ were both unveiled on September 26 with a entry price of $199 and $269 respectively. Both of these high-resolution tablets will start shipping later this month, well ahed of Amazon’s $299 Kindle Fire HD 8.9 that won’t be released until November 20.
Barnes & Noble also cut the price of the ereader NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight from $139 to $119 today.