Introducing a new series: Game History Micro! Rather than always overloading you with a complete history, I wanted to mix it up and try a new format where I could talk about some of a subject’s most interesting stories.
From Kelsey: I really enjoyed making my first video in this format — it’s still history-focused, but it’s not quite as demanding as the usual deep dives on obscure stuff. (Don’t worry — that stuff isn’t going away, either!)
Please let me know what you think!
Finally the video you have been asking for! Here’s a vlog on my experience game shopping in Japan and my pick-ups! I learned SO MUCH on my trip, I couldn’t fit everything in this video! I can’t wait to go back and show you guys even MORE! Thank you!
Before Amazon challenged Barnes & Noble the brick-and-mortar bookseller was one of the most prolific American chains during the twentieth century.
Its sales have been in a decline for six years as the bookseller cedes market share to Amazon and consumers turn to their phones or portable tablets instead of books. There’s been a revolving door in the retailer’s C-suite, and activist investors have piled on. Now, Barnes & Noble is considering a sale of its business after receiving interest from a handful of parties, including its so-called modern-day founder and executive chairman, Leonard Riggio, and reportedly, U.K. retailer W.H. Smith.
Barnes & Noble must prove it can deliver sales growth in its core book business this holiday season. The retail industry as a whole is expected to benefit from strong consumer spending, with the average American household expected to spend $1,536 through the holidays, according to a survey by Deloitte. That’s up 25 percent from a year ago. If Barnes & Noble can’t grow sales against such a healthy, economic backdrop, the company could ultimately head down the same path as its former rival Borders, or shuttered Toys R Us or Sears, which is in bankruptcy court.
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