Another profitable quarter in the books for Barnes & Noble and another period in which Nook lost money.Revenue at the digital media division at the country’s largest bricks-and-mortar bookseller was down 50% and the losses were staggering at $62 million. However, losses at Nook were trimmed considerably, by about two thirds, due to cost-cutting. Over the all-important holiday period, Nook sales were down 61%.Still, the company plans on launching a new Nook tablet in the beginning of its next fiscal year.Despite Nook’s continued poor performance, Barnes & Noble continues to be profitable, even more this year than last. More. To get all the ebook and digital publishing news you need every day in your inbox at 8:00 AM, sign up for the DBW Daily today!The rest of the day’s top news:Ebook Typography Best Practices (DBW)Join Digital Book World and typography expert Amanda Bryan-Gomm, co-owner and marketing director of Digital Bindery, for a webcast on ebook typography best practices.Apple’s Appeal (Pub Lunch) Apple laid out its case as to why Judge Denise Cote got it wrong in her ebook antitrust ruling from last summer where she found Apple guilty of colluding to fix ebook prices.Author Earnings Report on Nook (Good E Reader) …read more

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