Barnes & Noble vs. Amazon

January 29, 2012

Amusing New York Times article on brick-and-mortar Barnes & Noble fighting for relevance against online bookstore Amazon.

I see this going down similarly to Blockbuster vs. Netflix or Tower Records vs. Apple. Infinitely easier for a tech company to take on a company entrenched in an obsolete business model than the latter turning themselves into a tech company.

Don’t bother with a Nook. Get a Kindle. Or an iPad. Unless you like doorstops…