Barnes & Noble Statistics and Facts for 2024

Last Updated on: January 6th, 2024

Here are a few of the most interesting Barnes & Noble statistics and facts I was able to dig up including store count, revenue totals and employee counts. 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 Facts

Here is pretty much everything you ever wanted to know about Barnes & Noble.

  • Website: Official Website
  • Year Founded: 1886
  • Headquarters: New York, NY
  • Founder(s): Charles M. Barnes, William Barnes, G. Clifford Noble and Leonard Riggio
  • Current Chief Executive: James Daunt
  • Parent Company: Elliott Management Corporation

Barnes & Noble proudly serves America with over 600 bookstores in every U.S. state, and are busy opening newly designed stores in communities nationwide. We are an innovator in publishing, retail, and digital media, including our award-winning NOOK® products and an expansive collection of digital reading and entertainment content. (source)

Barnes & Noble Store Count

Number of Barnes & Noble stores:

600 stores (2023)

Barnes & Noble Employee Count

Nothing just yet. Be sure to check back soon as we update all company stats if/when they are released publicly.

Barnes & Noble Revenue Totals

Nothing just yet. Be sure to check back soon as we update all company stats if/when they are released publicly.

Additional Barnes & Noble Statistics

Average number books sold annually by Barnes & Noble:

190 million books (2023)

Number of magazines sold at Barnes & Noble:

3,000 magazines (2023)

Number of newspapers sold at Barnes & Noble:

400 newspapers (2023)

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these Barnes & Noble statistics 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%.

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