Barnes & Noble is the largest and best known book retailer in the country with locations in all 50 states. Founded in 1917 by a partnership between Clifford Noble and Charles Barnes, Barnes & Noble has grown into a leading Fortune 500 company and a household name. Always welcoming everyone, from quick shoppers to those who prefer to take their time and peruse a good book while enjoying a coffee in the cafe, Barnes & Noble have built a solid reputation on customer satisfaction, knowledgeable and friendly staff, and quality products. Barnes & Noble strives to be the best speciality retail business in America, serving both the customer and the community, and this year, the Black Friday deals couldn’t be hotter.
Far from just books, Barnes & Noble sells music and DVD’s, greeting cards, gifts, and a full range of classical and educational toys and games for all ages. Looking for a media tablet that won’t break the bank? Nook by Barnes & Noble is an e-reader tablet that hits all your needs, from e-books and music to movies, games, and tons of apps. Based on Android software and now built in partnership with Samsung, a little Nook can go a long way on Christmas morning and this Black Friday, it’s a deal that couldn’t be hotter.
Per company tradition, Barnes & Noble is closed on Thanksgiving to allow employees to spend the holiday with their families. Many stores will open at 8 AM on Black Friday but specific hours vary upon store location, so make sure to check your local store to plot out your Black Friday action plan accordingly. The Barnes & Noble Black Friday 2016 ad has leaked online and we went ahead and checked out the hottest deals and best prices to give you the low-down for savvy book shopping this season.
Best Barnes & Noble Black Friday 2016 Deals:
Books for the Book Lover:
- In-stores only and while supplies last, pick up signed editions of your favorite books by your favorite authors. Read their words in a copy signed by their own hands. Authors include:
- Jeffrey Archer, David Baldacci, Mario Batali, Tony Bennett, Alton Brown, Lee Child, Carol Burnett, Harlan Coban, Michael Connelly, Clive Cussler, James Dashner, Sylvia Day, Ina Garten, Carl Hiaasen, Elin Hildebrand, Alice Hoffman, Jeff Kinney, Lois Lowery, Laura Numeroff, Ann Patchett, Jodi Picoult, Brandon Sanderson, David Sedaris, Lemony Snicket, Brent Weeks, Mo Willems, and so many more!
Gifts for the Kids:
- Educational toys and gifts, buy 1 get 1 %50 off. They’ll be so happy on Christmas morning that they won’t even realize they’re learning.
- Specialty games and puzzles, buy 1 get 1 %50 off. Fun for the whole family on a lazy Sunday afternoon or on Christmas night by a roaring fire.
Magazines for Every Interest:
- All weekend, that’s Black Friday through Sunday, all magazines are %30 off. Browse for everyone on your list and don’t forget to add a few magazines for yourself as well. From Sports Illustrated to Martha Stewart Living to The New Yorker, pile ’em up and save!
A Nook for All Seasons:
- Snag the new Nook 7″ tablet for only $49.99; the lowest price ever. If the kids have been hinting around for a tablet or you’re thinking of joining generation digital yourself, you couldn’t ask for a sweeter deal. Is Great Aunt Ethel wanting to get into ebooks yet intimidated by technology? Nook setup is quick and easy and if you ever have any problems, the friendly booksellers at B&N are there to provide in-store tech support.
- Get the branded Samsung Galaxy Tab Nook 7″ for only $99.99. It’s everything you need in a device for a price that fits your lifestyle. Don’t be left behind, grab technology by the tablet!
Gifts for the Geek In All of Us:
- Star Wars Episode 7 Force FX lightsabers are up for grabs for %25 off. You don’t have to wait, this Black Friday deal is live now online.
- The Force must be with you because you can save %25 on all Star Wars toys, games, and collectables. This hot take is also available now online.
- All collectables are %25 off so check your collection for empty spaces and open a new browser tab because this deal is also live now online.
- XYZprinting da Vinci Jr. 1.0 WiFi 3D printer at $100 off! If you can dream it, this can print it. It’s almost too good to be true.
- Enjoy %30 on any item online with the coupon code BNBFRIDAY2016. Shop in style while you sit back and relax in the comfort of your own living room.
These are just some of the deals for offer at Barnes & Noble this Black Friday. The company has promised more hot items and secret reveals in the hours before Thanksgiving so keep an eye on their social media and a hand on your credit card. Black Friday shopping is an adventure but man and woman cannot live by shopping alone. If you’re feeling worn out, relax at the Barnes & Noble cafe, which proudly brews Starbucks coffee, serves up the best soup and hot sandwiches, and carries Cheesecake Factory cheesecake by the slice. For those clever customers who want to instantly win any holiday party, whole Cheesecake Factory cheesecakes are also available to purchase. Sold frozen, let it thaw for 24 hours in the fridge and you’ll be the talk of the town.
Keep in mind that Barnes & Noble Members save an additional %10 on most items in-store and online as well as qualifying for automatic free shipping, %40 off on all hardcover best sellers, and $50 a year in coupons. Not a member? Join for $25 when you check out and watch the savings magnify.
Barnes & Noble Black Friday FAQ’s
When does Barnes & Noble open for Black Friday?
Most stores will open at 8 AM but this may vary by location so make sure and check with your local store for specific hours.
2016 Barnes & Noble Black Friday Hours:
Hours will vary by location but don’t worry about doorbusters; all deals are available all day while supplies last.
Can you shop online or is it in-store only?
Signed editions are available in-store only as is the %30 off on magazines. Deals on Nook and pop-culture toys are both online and in-store.
What is the Barnes & Noble Return Policy?
To return an item within 14 days of purchase simply bring the item and your cash register receipt to your local Barnes & Noble store for a refund to your original form of payment. A store credit or Barnes & Noble Gift Card will be issued for the purchase price of the item when a gift receipt is presented within 60 days of purchase. You can return your Nook within 14 days of receipt.