At a developer event last night in London, Barnes & Noble executives gave UK press and developers some insight into the company’s plans to launch the Nook abroad as well as Nook usage statistics. Seeking Alpha has the story (Barnes & Noble Nook Needs Work If It’s To Go International):
The bookseller is definitely planning to launch its tablet outside of the U.S. — the company has confirmed as much, and the fact that they’re here in London attests to that — but after a developer event at Mobile Monday London very light on details, the takeaway from several app makers was that a lot more work needs to be done before B&N will be able to make a credible entry into the market here.
On the plus side, the company’s director of developer relations later gave some enlightening numbers on who it is that is using those devices in the U.S.
Go to Seeking Alpha for the rest of the story, including Nook usage stats.