Originally Posted by AnemicOak
The last time I was in a B&N was to exchange my HD+ which had a screen fault and the entire store (the layout and stock) struck me as a place that didn't know what it wanted to be.
Agreed, the last time I was in a Barnes & Noble was in December, and the general impression was "Games! Toys! Puzzles! Random gifts!
Oh yes, and books too."
I don't see how carrying toys makes B&N more competitive, when it makes them compete with Toys R Us, Wal-Mart, Target, etc.