Barnes and Noble- – the nation’s biggest block and-mortar retailer of books- – trusts so.
On Thursday, the book monster declared that it will open four new idea stores this year with an extended made-to-request sustenance menu that incorporates brew and wine.
“Our new bistros will be a noteworthy responsibility to friendliness and will contribute a bigger rate of offers in our stores,” said Jaime Carey, president of the organization’s new eatery bunch, at a financial specialist day meeting on Thursday.
The principal jumbo toy hammock bistro meets-book shop will open in Eastchester, NY in October, reports the New York Post.
Not at all like conventional book shop cafés, clients at the new Barnes and Noble shops can be served by a barkeep at a counter or sit at a table and request from a full menu covering breakfast, lunch and supper.
The Eastchester store will likewise have an outside flame pit and a bocce court.
The book shop likewise reported the opening of three different areas of the still-anonymous bar-eateries — in Edina, Minn., Folsom, Calif., and Loudon, Va.
The book shop has rolled out improvements in the advancement and design of the store by advanced head working officer Jaime Carey to president of improvement and eatery assemble, a position that administers the new book shop idea.
Long-term Sears official Michael Ladd additionally turned into the new VP of stores a year ago, however Barnes and Noble deals still dropped 4 percent in 2015 and offers of the NOOK tablet – the store’s solution for Amazon’s Kindle- – have kept on falling.
Barnes and Noble trusts the test idea of blending alcohol with books will offer a special in-store encounter the web goliath can’t convey.