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On June 25, 2014, it was announced that Barnes & Noble planned to spin off the Nook Media division into an independent, publicly traded company. In the summer of 2014, Barnes & Noble partnered with in some U.S. cities to offer same-day delivery for books and other products. In 2014, it also teamed up with Samsung (which manufactures B&N's Nook tablet devices) and also launched a print-on-demand service for aspiring authors.

On July 8, 2013, the company announced the resignation of William Lynch as Barnes & Noble CEO and board member, effective immediately. On January 8, 2014, it was announced that Michael P. Huseby would become the new of Barnes & Noble. Huseby had joined Barnes & Noble as Chief Financial Officer in March 2012 and led the company's financial organization until his appointment as President in July 2013. Prior to joining Barnes & Noble, he worked in the media communications industry, most recently having served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Systems Corporation. On January 6, 2014, Barnes & Noble closed its original flagship store at 105 Fifth Avenue.

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    • Stuart Cohen
    • N. LaJan Barnes
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    • Linda Havely
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N. LaJan Barnes is our Senior Hydrogeologist. She is responsible for all ground water and geology field investigations as well as computer modeling. She has a B.S. in Geology and an M.S. in Hydrogeology, from Texas Tech University. LaJan is a Registered Professional Geologist in five states, and has training in health and safety at hazardous waste sites and FIFRA Good Laboratory Practices. She has been working in the geological/hydrogeological field since 1980 with experience in the environmental field since 1990. Click here to view a list of LaJan's publications

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In 1932, at the height of the , the bookstore was moved to a flagship location on 18th Street and , which served as such until it closed in 2014. The Noble family retained ownership of an associated publishing business, and Barnes & Noble opened a new publishing division in 1931. In 1940, the store was one of the first businesses to feature ; it underwent a major renovation the following year. That decade the company opened stores in Brooklyn and Chicago. William Barnes died in 1945, at the age of 78 and his son John Wilcox Barnes assumed full control. The company underwent a significant expansion in the 1950s and 1960s, opening an additional retail store on Twenty-third Street in Manhattan and shops near the City University of New York, Harvard and other Northeast college campuses. John Barnes died in 1964 and the company was sold to the conglomerate Amtel in 1966.

On July 2, 2015, Ronald D. Boire was named Chief Executive Officer of Barnes & Noble (effective September 2015), replacing Huseby, who went on to become Executive Chairman of Barnes & Noble Education upon the completion of the spin-off from Barnes & Noble on August 3, 2015. Boire was previously President & Chief Executive Officer of Sears Canada, Inc.