Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. is a contract operator of physical and virtual bookstores for college and university campuses and K-12 institutions across the United States. The Company is also a textbook wholesaler, inventory management hardware and software provider, and a provider of digital education solutions. The Company’s segments include Retail and Wholesale. The Retail Segment operates 1,366 college, university, and K-12 school bookstores, comprised of 774 physical bookstores and 592 virtual bookstores. The Wholesale Segment centrally sources, sells, and distributes new and used textbooks to approximately 3,000 physical bookstores, including its Retail segment’s 774 physical bookstores and sources, and distributes new and used textbooks to its 592 virtual bookstores. Additionally, the Wholesale Segment sells hardware and a software suite of applications that provides inventory management and point-of-sale solutions to approximately 340 college bookstores.