Originally Posted by PatNY
I'm wondering why they didn't make their latest Nook tablet more open to Android apps. Kobo did it with their latest tablet, so why couldn't B&N? So it seems to me that B&N shot themselves in the foot with this decision. Their ecosystem isn't rich enough to be a closed one.
Yes, their ecosystem isn't rich enough to be closed.
Now try telling it to them.
B&N still thinks they're top dog in bookselling.
B&N thinks their brand loyalty will see them through.
B&N thinks their customers won't miss what they don't see in their app store.
They need a re-think.