The following video is from Friday's Motley Fool Money roundtable discussion with host Chris Hill, along with analysts Joe Magyer, James Early, and Ron Gross.
In this segment, in the increasingly competitive tablet market, Barnes and Noble (NYSE:BKS) has reported a 12% decrease in its Nook e-reader sales. The guys discuss that, as a silver lining, an increase in e-book sales for the company shows that the model does indeed work. But if Barnes and Noble wants to stay competitive, it had better sell more Nooks ... and fast.
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