Topics regarding layoffs at Barnes & Noble

Topics regarding layoffs at Barnes & Noble

How things have changed

I remember people used to say all the time that Barnes & Noble is too big to fail. I wonder if they still feel the same. I think Sears and Enron are the best examples that there is no such thing as a company that is too big to fail. And Barnes &... —  read more 

Unfriendly staff

Just relocated from Florida to work here at an NYC Barnes and Noble and I’m finding the staff to be very unpleasant, now I’m from the south so maybe my sensibilities are a bit different but is that the norm here? I mean everyone at the store is just... —  read more 

Can BN be saved?

I have less and less hope that this is possible. I've been working for another company for a while now, but I'm still sorry that the company I used to love working for has reached the rock bottom.

Everyone is leaving…

We are loosing staff at a record pace. Most staff would jump ship for an extra bucks and a better schedule and who can blame them. We are overworked and their is a huge imbalance in effort. Some work others don’t it ki--s morale and people leave. —  read more 

More closings?

It’s just a rumor, but where there’s smoke there’s fire. Does anyone have more information? I am constantly waiting for closing announcements, because it's no longer possible to expect any changes for the better, unfortunately. When I read the... —  read more 

Why wait to be laid off?

There is a terrible atmosphere at my store and everything suggests that there could be some cuts very soon. It is difficult to expect anything better. I sincerely hope to be able to find a job before I get laid off. It happened to me once that I... —  read more 

Bismarck,ND closing

Bismarck, ND closed after 20 years and is opening a temporary location in a nearby mall while they look for a permanent location? The landlord did not renew the lease and a health care facility is opening in the old location.


More sad news. After a horrible holiday season of miserably weak sales, James Daunt has made a new list of stores to close. This comes after a pre-holiday announcement of store closures which are now in the process of packing it up for good. Other... —  read more 

This is all on corporate

Everything that's wrong on the store level is on them. They have no idea what happens in stores and what could improve things, yet they're still the ones who make all the decisions. Any feedback we provide is completely ignored, they just continue... —  read more 

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