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Meet the new boss…

After a lengthy and expensive proxy battle against Ron Burkle’s Yucaipa Cos., Barnes & Noble shareholders voted to keep Len Riggio as Chair at their annual meeting this morning.

Bloomberg.

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The “Who gives a sh*t” column

Forbes blog asks, why is Ron Burkle even bothering with a proxy battle over doomed bookseller Barnes & Noble?

Also today, Burkle issues an open letter restating that he’s not trying to take over the company.

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