Bid for Barnes & Noble in works

Bookseller’s chief to try buy

Posted: February 26, 2013 at 3:02 a.m.

A shopper enters a Barnes & Noble Inc. store in Peoria, Ill., in January. Leonard Riggio, the book store chain’s founder and chairman is attempting to buy the company’s retail business.

Barnes & Noble Chairman Leonard Riggio has told the bookseller he is going to try to buy its retail business, which is the portion of the 96-year old company he bought 40 years ago.

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Business, Pages 23 on 02/26/2013