BKS - Barnes & Noble, Inc.

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Barnes & Noble, Inc.

122 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011
United States

SectorConsumer Cyclical
IndustrySpecialty Retail
Full Time Employees8,057

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Leonard RiggioFounder & Exec. Chairman163.07kN/A1941
Mr. Allen W. LindstromCFO & Member of the Office of CEO829.33kN/A1966
Ms. Mary Ellen KeatingSr. VP of Corp. Communications & Public Affairs800.29kN/A1958
Mr. William Earl WoodChief Digital Officer688.16kN/A1971
Mr. Peter M. HerpichVP, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1970
Amounts are as of December 31, 2018 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Barnes & Noble, Inc. primarily operates as a bookseller in the United States. The company operates through two segments, B&N Retail and NOOK. It sells trade books, including hardcover and paperback titles; mass market paperbacks, such as mystery, romance, science fiction, and other fiction; and children's books, eBooks and other digital content, NOOK and related accessories, bargain books, magazines, gifts, café products and services, educational toys and games, and music and movies. The company also offers a suite of new, used, and digital textbooks, as well as textbooks rentals. As of April 28, 2018, it operated 630 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and a NOOK, a digital bookstore, as well as BN.com and barnesandnoble.com Websites. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in New York, New York.

Corporate Governance

Barnes & Noble, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of November 1, 2018 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 3.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.