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History of the manufacturer  

Barnes & Noble (B & N), New York

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Name: Barnes & Noble (B & N), New York    (USA)  
Abbreviation: barnes-nob
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The history, beginning 1965 - earlier history not known yet by us:
Leonard Riggio, the company's chairman, began his bookselling career while attending New York University in the early 1960s.  Working as a clerk in the university bookstore, he became convinced that he could do a better job serving students, and he opened a competing store of his own.  With a small investment, Mr. Riggio established the Student Book Exchange (SBX) in Manhattan's Greenwich Village in 1965.  The store quickly became one of New York’s finest bookstores, known for its knowledgeable staff, wide selection and great service.

By the 1970s, Mr. Riggio’s thriving business, which included six other college bookstores, acquired the flagship Barnes & Noble trade name and flagship bookstore in Manhattan, which had fallen into decline. Within a few years, Mr. Riggio transformed the Fifth Avenue store into "The World’s Largest Bookstore," with 150,000 textbook and trade titles.   Mr. Riggio’s commitment to students continues today through Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, which operates more than 700 college bookstores on college and university campuses in 50 states, serving over 5 million students and more than 250,000 faculty.

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