Barnes & Noble Expands Nook Newsstand, Adds Time Inc. Titles
Posted on September 2, 2011
Barnes & Noble announced it is expanding the digital newsstand for its Nook color device. New titles that have been added include Fortune, People, Sports Illustrated, Time, Parents and Fitness magazines. Barnes & Noble boasted in a press release that it now offers more top 100 magazines than any other digital newsstand service. Time Inc. plans to make all 21 of its U.S. titles available for the Nook color by the end of this year.
The Nook magazines are free to those who already subscribe to the print editions. Non-subscribers have to buy single issues. There is a two week free trial available.
Jonathan Shar, Vice President and General Manager of digital newsstand at Barnes & Noble, says, "We're proud to work with leading periodical publishers to deliver an unmatched selection of bestselling digital magazines to NOOK Color customers. With more than 200 of the top periodicals available in NOOK Newsstand for NOOK Color, Barnes & Noble continues to provide customers with the best digital periodical collection."