Shoppers browse at a Barnes and Noble store in Virginia

 
Shoppers browse at a Barnes and Noble store in Virginia
Shoppers browse at a Barnes and Noble bookstore in Arlington, VA, August 24, 2010. Barnes & Noble Inc posted a steeper-than-expected quarterly loss and said a proxy battle with billionaire investor Ron Burkle would put it even further in the red this year, sending its shares down 2 percent. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque