Barnes & Noble Stores Nationwide Celebrate Batman v Superman Day on Saturday, March 19

Customers Are Invited to Participate in Events and Giveaways Ahead of
the Highly-Anticipated Release of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail
bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and
educational products, is celebrating Batman v Superman Day at its stores
nationwide on Saturday, March 19, in honor of the upcoming release of
the major motion picture Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
(Friday, March 25). Batman v Superman Day will feature fun themed
activities, including a trivia event happening exclusively at Barnes &
Noble on March 19, and free giveaways including a special edition of the SUPERMAN/BATMAN
Vol 1
comic book while supplies last.

The Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Trivia Event for teens
and adults, sponsored by DC Entertainment, will begin at all
Barnes & Noble stores nationwide at 7 p.m., and feature trivia stations
dedicated to characters from Batman v Superman including Batman,
Superman and Wonder Woman. In addition to getting the opportunity to
test their knowledge on all things Batman v Superman, customers
in attendance can also enter for a chance to win one of three posters
featuring images from the movie.

Select other activities for customers of all ages will also take place
at Barnes & Noble stores nationwide on March 19 during Batman v Superman
Day. Events could include a DC Comics Cosplay Showcase in
which customers are encouraged to show up dressed in costume, DC Comics
Storytimes featuring popular DC Comics titles like DC
Super Heroes Storybook Collection
and Batman Classic: 5-Minute
Batman Stories,
plus much more. Customers should contact
their local store or visit the Store Locator (www.bn.com/storelocator)
to find out what activities will take place.

Giveaways will also be available at Barnes & Noble stores during Batman
v Superman Day, while supplies last, including a special edition of the SUPERMAN/BATMAN
Vol. 1
comic book by Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuinness, paper masks in the
likeness of Robin, Harley Quinn, Batgirl and more, a Justice League of
America poster, and a Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice bookmark.

For more information on Batman v Superman Day, customers should visit www.bn.com/batmanvsuperman
or contact their local store.

About Barnes & Noble, Inc.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is a Fortune 500 company, the nation’s
largest retail bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital
media and educational products. The Company operates 640 Barnes & Noble
bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites,
BN.com (www.bn.com).
The Nook Digital business offers a lineup of popular NOOK®
tablets and eReaders and an expansive collection of digital reading and
entertainment content through the NOOK Store®. The NOOK Store
features more than 4 million digital books in the US (www.nook.com),
plus periodicals and comics, and offers the ability to enjoy content
across a wide array of popular devices through Free NOOK Reading Apps
available for Android, iOS® and Windows®.

General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained by visiting
the Company’s corporate website at www.barnesandnobleinc.com.

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Contacts

Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Mary Ellen Keating, (212) 633-3323
Senior
Vice President, Corporate Communications
mkeating@bn.com
or
Alan
McNamara, 212-633-3379
Director, Corporate Communications
amcnamara@bn.com