Thursday, October 21, 2010

New Barnes & Noble Nook Needs a Niche

Joel West, Seeking Alpha: "In the e-reader space, the devices themselves are commodities. Yes, there are differences, yes some are cheaper or lighter or brighter. But the key differentiators — screen readability and battery life — depend on outside suppliers available to all. Instead, B&N needs to attack Amazon (AMZN) on one of the other dimensions of competition — the broader value proposition for the slate format. ..."