Nook sales plummet for 2013 holidays

Barnes & Noble’s Nook didn’t have a very happy holidays. Over the nine week period from just before Halloween to just after Christmas, sales of Nooks and Nook accessories totaled only $ 88.7 million, a major drop of 66.7 percent from last year’s sales, while overall Nook revenues were $ 125 million, a 60.5 percent decline from this period last year. The decline in Nook hardware sales seems to have led to a sizable decline in sales of ebooks and other media too, with Barnes & Noble’s digital content sales falling 27.3 percent year-over-year.

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