NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC notifies investors that a securities class action has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of those who purchased shares of Barnes & Noble, Inc. ("Barnes & Noble") (NYSE: BKS), during the period between February 25, 2013 and December 5, 2013, inclusive (the "Class Period").
The complaint charges Barnes & Noble and certain of its executives with violations of federal securities laws. The complaint alleges that during the class period Barnes & Noble and certain of its executives failed to disclose and misrepresented the following: (a) the Company's Nook e-reader sales had drastically declined; (b) the Company would cease Nook manufacturing; (c) the carrying value of Nook assets were impaired by millions and its inventory overstated by $133 million; (d) the Company was expecting fiscal 2014 retail losses in high single digits; (e) the Company had over-accrued certain accounts receivables; (f) the Company was unable to provide timely audited financial results for fiscal 2013; and (g) the Company may be forced to restate its previously reported financial results.
On December 5, 2013, Barnes & Noble disclosed in a filing with the SEC that it had been notified on October 16, 2013 that the SEC had commenced an investigation into Barnes & Noble's in relation to its past accounting.
Plaintiff seeks to recover damages on behalf of all Barnes & Noble's shareholders who purchased common stock during the Class Period described above.
No Class has yet been certified in the above action. If you wish to review a copy of the Complaint, to discuss this action, or have any questions, please contact Peretz Bronstein, Esq. or his Investor Relations Coordinator Eitan Kimelman of Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC at 212-697-6484 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org. Those who inquire by e-mail are encouraged to include their mailing address and telephone number. March 10, 2014 is the deadline for investors to seek a lead plaintiff appointment. Your ability to share in any recovery doesn't require that you serve as a lead plaintiff.
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