Originally Posted by voracious71
This is an excellent point. Amazon doesn't need to do a thing about B&N. Although, I'd be sad to see B&N go.
They've moved on; their main target these days is Apple--witness the FireHD8.9 and its premium features. Apple's market share is so huge (and profitable) that even a sliver of takeaway is going to be big bucks.
(As Willie Sutton famously said; "That's where the money is.")