The following video is from Friday's Motley Fool Money roundtable discussion with host Chris Hill, along with analysts Joe Magyer, James Early, and Ron Gross.

In this segment, in the increasingly competitive tablet market, Barnes and Noble has reported a 12% decrease in its Nook e-reader sales. The guys discuss that, as a silver lining, an increase in e-book sales for the company shows that the model does indeed work. But if Barnes and Noble wants to stay competitive, it had better sell more Nooks ... and fast.


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The article Is Time Running Out for This Tablet Maker? originally appeared on Fool.com.

Chris Hill owns shares of Microsoft and Amazon.com. James Early has no position in any stocks mentioned. Joe Magyer owns shares of Amazon.com. Ron Gross owns shares of Microsoft. The Motley Fool recommends Amazon.com and Apple. The Motley Fool owns shares of Amazon.com, Apple, and Microsoft. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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glitch007

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