New York - Barnes & Noble is rolling out expanded kid-oriented
play areas in five stores that feature its Nook e-reader.
While the majority of the 3,000 square-foot boutique is dedicated
to books and toys, there are "Nook tables" where children can play with the
Each boutique features five interactive play areas for building,
learning, imagining, creating and playing. The Nook products will be located in
the learning area.
The five test stores are located in Enfield and Manchester,
Conn.; North Brunswick and Holmdel, N.J.; and the Bronx, N.Y.