Barnes & Noble Announces Unique Gift Ideas for the 2016 Holiday Season

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the nation’s largest retail
bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and
educational products, today announced its list of the top gifts items
for the 2016 holiday season. This year’s gift selection from Barnes &
Noble includes high-quality gifts for everyone on their lists including
avid readers, gamers, budding artists, tech hobbyists and more. Barnes &
Noble also has the best selection of Harry Potter wizardly games,
collectibles, jewelry, apparel and more so customers can gift a truly
magical experience to loved ones.

“At Barnes & Noble, we aim to make our customers the very best gift
givers by offering a wide-ranging, and meaningful selection of products
that meet their loved ones’ unique interests,” said Alex Perruzzi, Vice
President, Gift and Product Development at Barnes & Noble. “We’ve
coordinated our gift themes based on the latest market trends and
developed exclusive items to offer our customers a fresh and distinctive
collection of gifts at exceptional prices. The perfect gift is easy to
find and our knowledgeable booksellers are ready to make helpful
recommendations.”

For the 2016 holiday season, Barnes & Noble recommends the following Top
Gifts of the Season from its vast selection:

The Gift of Mindfulness

The Gift of Warmth

The Gift of Technology

The Gift of Creativity

Art Supplies

Coloring Books

The Gift of Reading

Tablet Pillows

The Gift of Writing

Journals

The Gift of Gaming

The Gift of Fandom

The Gift of Harry Potter

Books

Wizardly Gifts & Accessories

Throughout the holidays, customers can complete their gifts with 30% off
all holiday boxed cards and roll wrap at Barnes & Noble. Customers can
also buy an exclusive holiday “Snowy Days” tote, available in four
different photographic prints and perfect for loading up their holiday
gifts, for only $12.95 with the purchase of any item in store (regularly
$24.95).

For a complete list of the amazing gifts available at Barnes & Noble
this holiday season, customers are encouraged to visit their local store
or Barnes & Noble’s 2016
Holiday Gift Guide
, which features an expansive list of books, toys,
games, music, movies, unique gifts for the season, and much more that’s
sure to please even the pickiest people on their list.

*Offer is valid through December 25.

About Barnes & Noble, Inc.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is a Fortune 500 company, the nation’s
largest retail bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital
media and educational products. The Company operates 638 Barnes & Noble
bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites,
BN.com (www.bn.com).
The Nook Digital business offers a lineup of popular NOOK® tablets and
eReaders and an expansive collection of digital reading and
entertainment content through the NOOK Store®. The NOOK Store features
more than 4.5 million digital books in the US (www.nook.com),
plus periodicals and comics, and offers the ability to enjoy content
across a wide array of popular devices through Free NOOK Reading Apps™
available for Android™, iOS® and Windows®.

General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained by visiting
the Company’s corporate website at www.barnesandnobleinc.com.

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trademarks of Barnes & Noble, Inc. or its affiliates. NOOK® and the NOOK
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Contacts

Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Mary Ellen Keating, 212-633-3323
Senior
Vice President
Corporate Communications
mkeating@bn.com
or
Barnes
& Noble, Inc.
Alan McNamara, 212-633-3379
Senior Director
Corporate
Communications
amcnamara@bn.com