Barnes & Noble Buys Ebook Seller Fictionwise



In an effort to further expand their digital book business, US Bookchain Barnes & Noble has bought the ebook seller Fictionwise for a reported $15,7 million.

Fictionwise will continue to be run by its former owners. Both companies believe the overall catalogue of ebooks available to customers will be greatly increased. Fictionwise will continue to operate as a separate business.

Here is a link to the official press release.

http://www.barnesandnobleinc.com/press_releases/2009_march_5_fictionwise.html

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