Barnes & Noble, Inc. retails books, textbooks, magazines, newspapers, and other contents in the United States. It sells trade books, including hardcover and paperback consumer titles; mass market paperbacks, such as mystery, romance, science fiction, and other fiction; children’s books; eBooks and other digital content; textbooks and course-related materials; NOOK and related accessories; bargain books; gifts; emblematic apparel and gifts; school and dorm supplies; café products and services; educational toys and games; and music and movies. The company sells its products directly to customers through its bookstores or on barnesandnoble.com. As of August 3, 2015, it operated through 648 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, as well as BN.com and nook.com Websites. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in New York, New York.