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BN buys b-to-b bookstore Fatbrain.com

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New York--Barnesandnoble.com made a move into b-to-b Thursday, acquiring online technical bookseller Fatbrain.com Inc. for $64 million. Fatbrain typically sells book into corporate IT environments; it has even built an intranet application that lets companies better track spending on technical books in-house. Fatbrain is also well-known for its Digital Matter division, one of the first e-content plays.
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