Barnes & Noble Statistics and Facts (2021) | By the Numbers

Barnes & Noble Statistics and Facts

Here are a few of the most interesting Barnes & Noble statistics and facts I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Barnes & Noble Statistics and FactsPlease note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these Barnes & Noble stats come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%

Barnes & Noble Facts

  • Website:
  • Year Founded: 1886
  • Founders: Charles M. Barnes, William Barnes, G. Clifford Noble and Leonard Riggio
  • Headquarters: New York, NY
  • CEO: James Daunt
  • Parent Company: Elliott Management Corporation

Barnes & Noble Statistics

Number of Barnes & Noble stores:

620 stores

Last updated 3/20/20

Average number books sold annually by Barnes & Noble:

155 million books

Last updated 3/20/20

Number of magazines sold at Barnes & Noble:

5,500 magazines

Last updated 3/20/20

Number of newspapers sold at Barnes & Noble:

1,000 newspapers

Last updated 3/20/20