FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2009 file photo, William Lynch, then president of Barnes & Noble.com, unveils the "nook" electronic-book reader during a news conference in New York. Barnes & No

 

              FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2009 file photo, William Lynch, then president of Barnes & Noble.com, unveils the "nook" electronic-book reader during a news conference in New York. Barnes & No
FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2009 file photo, William Lynch, then president of Barnes & Noble.com, unveils the "nook" electronic-book reader during a news conference in New York. Barnes & Noble Inc. on Monday, July 8, 2013 said that Lynch has stepped down as CEO, effective immediately, just weeks after the book retailer announced weak sales, big losses and the declining popularity of its Nook e-readers. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)