Article Photos: Barnes & Noble reports net income for 2Q 1/1

In this Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, photo, The exterior of a Barnes & Noble bookstore is seen in Salem, N.H. Barnes & Noble on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, said it turned a profit in its fiscal second-quarter as higher revenue from its Nook e-book and e-bookstore division offset a decline at retail stores. The largest traditional book retailer has been fighting tough competition from online retailers and discount stores by investing heavily in its Nook e-book reader. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)