Barnes & Noble Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Barnes & Noble

We are doomed if something doesn't change

When's the last time you had a day when at least one customer (and more often two, three, or ten) didn't complain about something? It's either no customer service, (new and cheaper) employees who have no idea how to help them and have probably... —  read more 

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Post ID: @111BDA3x

This will be our last holiday season.

Our store is on the death watch (word from NY). Sales have been disappointing as compared to last year. From what I've been hearing expect at least 1/3 to 1/4 of the stores to close by next April.

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Post ID: @10RQlSg9

BN disappoints customers AGAIN

Go to Barnes & Nobles Facebook page. They advertise a “Blowout 50% Off” Book Haul Sale ! Read the comments. This thinly veiled attempt to make some money back ( from all the business it lost!) fails miserably with customers. The ones who wasted money... —  read more 

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Post ID: @10HK4QhA

Reputable Retailer ?! Seriously?!

“We’re so excited that Barnes & Noble was named the #1 Most Reputable Retailer in America by Reputation Institute for the second year in a row! Thanks to our 23,000+ booksellers for making it happen.” SERIOUSLY?! Has anyone read these posts? Have... —  read more 

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Post ID: @10DaWy5p

The BN way:Fire PROS , replace with AMATEURS

Posted on BN’s Facebook from a customer: “While at your Redlands location I was trying to find Anne McCaffrey books I asked the lady if they were out of print or if they have them all she kept coming up with How to train to your dragon I told her... —  read more 

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Post ID: @10C0XaL3

Childrens Leads

Has anyone heard if the Kid's lead position will be eliminated? With the new Dayforce update leads will now be scheduled all over the store and not really be given exclusive time in the department. I can't help but wonder if the job will be gone... —  read more 

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Post ID: @10BAuZSk

Store Managers Need To Be Reviewed

I hope Elliott looks at the management team in each store before or if that decide to close any locations. Stores could be under-performing because they are led by individuals who have the people skills of burnt toast. Our store manager will not... —  read more 

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Post ID: @10xZhx8b

A Brilliant Plan

Barnes and Noble's New CEO Just Revealed a Brilliant Plan to Save the Company From Amazon After turning around Britain's largest bookstore, many are hoping James Daunt can do the same for Barnes and... —  read more 

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Post ID: @10vBwte0

It's about to start

Our new owner and CEO might be acting all happy/nice/friendly right now, but don't be fooled. They didn't buy B&N to let it continue to lose money. They'll want to see profits, and the best and fastest way to achieve that is through store... —  read more 

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Post ID: @10r5XYXo

All stores ? Or just us ?

One of our mgrs has a big mouth. Mgr called all the mgrs to office this afternoon. They emerged after 20/30 minutes looking like someone k–led their pet. The cafe Mgr told me,they were told ,our store is closing. Friday will be the last day. Is... —  read more 

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Post ID: @10qKtXqb

Newest B&N Employee Reviews = HORRIBLE COMPANY

From Indeed: Can someone tell the B&NEmployee Group on Facebook to read this? Boston- I wouldn’t recommend Barnes and noble to anyone. They give nothing to there employees and expect more and more as the company goes down hill. Instead of cutting... —  read more 

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Post ID: @10lemC4z

Class Action Lawsuit Against Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble (BKS) Class Action: Halper Sadeh LLP Announces Filing of Shareholder Class Action Lawsuit Against Barnes & Noble, Inc. in Connection With Its Proposed Merger With Elliott Advisors (UK) Limited – BKS July 24, 2019 18:37 ET |... —  read more 

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Post ID: @10k361ds

Lots of deleted posts

Now this site is censoring ( so chances are they’ll delete this . Posts. I get that sometimes the anger of those involved in BNs layoffs cover many subjects and can veer off subject. Let’s stay on subject, we all know February 2018s layoffs hurt BN... —  read more 

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Post ID: @10k3hwle

How did you sell memberships? I’m New and struggling

My coworkers say there has been layoffs at my store which is why a lot of new part timers like me were just hired. How did you guys sell memberships when you were there? I’m struggling and I don’t want to be next on the chopping block

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Post ID: @10cfzTlH

Corporate positions

Who knows what’s going on?? After 18 years, the Director of Business Development left! Her last day was Friday. Something is up with that. Also, I find it strange that there has been no notice, memo, or any type of communication about it! I heard by... —  read more 

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Post ID: @10c1B4yN

Truth and fiction

EVERYTHING I’ve posted to this , as well as other sites, have been rock solid TRUTH. I’ve read lots of “fiction” on here . I’m in BN management. So , of course I can’t give away my location. The sale of BN will NOT be a GOOD thing for us. We’ve lost... —  read more 

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Post ID: @10aJvjrv

It will be crucial to pay people well

I am uncertain how you can rebuild these stores and regain customer confidence with minimum wage staff. A highly paid Store Manager who is on a bonus plan can only do so much to inspire staff at poverty levels. It will be crucial to pay people well... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZK7tmsp

B&N and the College Meltdown

Comparable store sales in the Retail segment decreased 5.1% for fiscal year 2019, driven primarily by enrollment declines, especially at community colleges, and the overall decline in textbook average selling prices... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZK5GTD3

CEO VISITS HAVE BEGUN

This tour will decide who must go. Big change are coming and you should be worried.

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Post ID: @ZI6KcGX

Grateful For My B&N location and managers

As a retiree recently hired part-time at a B&N location (one that is actively hiring more staff as of June 2019), I’m sorry to read about the struggles other B&N employees are having at other sites. My site’s managers are lovely and kind, and all of... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZFfiqbo

More REVIEWS of B&N Stores

MORE B&N REVIEWS FROM JOB SITES: Do not become a manager for this company. Once you start making over what they consider the "position value" they will do ANYTHING to get rid of you, even with over a decade of dedicated service. Useless district... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZFvUdQI

We need to address things like these at B&N

This is one of the comments on the article posted in a thread below - this is exactly the kind of feedback we need to a) receive and b) work on addressing if we are planning to turn this company around. Daunt has the right idea. One of my critique... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZE7Jpl6

Analyzing B&N's Health

Sales are worse than ever and brick and mortar stores can't seem to improve that, no matter what junk they keep bringing in. People don't read like they used to and if they hear about something they want- they go online. There hasn't been a huge... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZEylmrh

How Waterstones was turned around - BN Future?

http://www.ejinsight.com/20190620-the-man-who-beat-amazon/ First, after taking the helm at Waterstones, he laid off 25 percent of the employees. Up to 50 percent of the managers were fired. Experienced employees were required to take steep salary... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZE7LusB

No plans for further cost cuts

Apparently, our new CEO is a "former bookshop owner and avid reader" and he has no plans to further cut costs. He wants to invest in the company and give more room to local managers to customize stores to cater to locals. This...actually sounds like... —  read more 

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