Barnes & Noble Inc. (New York) is partnering with U.K. retailer John Lewis to offer its Nook at its physical stores and online sales channels this fall. The U.K. department store is the first company outside the U.S. to partner with Barnes & Noble to offer the product at its 37 stores. The book retailer will also offer its own online storefront, www.nook.co.uk.
“John Lewis is where knowledgeable customers turn for trusted advice on the best products to purchase, and they are a perfect partner to help launch Nook in the U.K.,” says Jamie Iannone, president of digital products at Barnes & Noble. “We look forward to bringing more choice and convenience to discerning U.K. customers with our critically acclaimed line of reading devices and expansive selection of content.”