Barnes & Noble, Inc. is a bookseller. The Company is a content, commerce and technology company, which provides access to trade books, textbooks, magazines, newspapers and other content across its multi-channel distribution platform. Its principal business is the sale of trade books, mass market paperbacks, children's books, eBooks and other digital content, textbooks and course-related materials, NOOK and related accessories, bargain books, magazines, gifts, emblematic apparel and gifts, school and dorm supplies, cafe products and services, educational toys and games, music and movies direct to customers through its bookstores or on barnesandnoble.com. It operates in three operating segments: Barnes & Noble Retail (B&N Retail), Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC (B&N College) and NOOK. It operates around 1,372 bookstores in 50 states, including 724 bookstores on college campuses; operates a Web e-commerce site; develops digital reading products and operates a digital bookstore.