A closer look at Barnes & Noble 1st-quarter sales

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Posted: Aug 30, 2011 12:42 PM
A closer look at Barnes & Noble 1st-quarter sales

Barnes & Noble Inc. said Tuesday its fiscal first-quarter loss narrowed as sales of its Nook e-book reader and e-books helped offset lower physical book sales.

Here's how the quarter's revenue broke down, compared with a year earlier:

_ TOTAL REVENUE: up 2 percent to $1.42 billion

_ STORE REVENUE: Down 3 percent to $1 billion

_ COLLEGE REVENUE: Down 2 percent to $220 million

_ ONLINE REVENUE: Up 37 percent to $198 million