Business: Barnesandnoble.com allowed visitors to buy books online, in competition with Amazon.
IPO date: May 24, 1999
Cash raised: $450 million
Stock performance: Barnesandnoble.com is no longer a standalone company listed on the stock market.
May 17, 2012 11:00 AM PDT
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