Pricing & Shipping


Barnes & Noble offers a low risk, high reward partnership opportunity. We’ve also expanded our existing marketplace to support six new categories. Here’s the complete list of supported categories along with commission fees:

Category Condition Rate
Books New, Used 15%
Movies New, Used 15%
Home & Garden New 15%
Music New, Used 15%
Camera & Photo New, Refurbished 8%
Toys, Games, & Baby New 15%
PC & Video Games New, Used 15%
Travel & Luggage New 15%
Consumer Electronics New, Refurbished 8%
Computers New, Refurbished 8%


Barnes & Noble is focused on ensuring our customers have every incentive to buy from our marketplace partners. Given the consumer preference toward FREE SHIPPING, we are allowing a select group of featured sellers to provide FREE SHIPPING on their entire catalog, or as much of their catalog as possible.

Shipping Options Sellers are responsible for ensuring that customers receive their items on time.

Barnes & Noble supports the following shipping options for marketplace:

  • Standard Domestic, Continental 48**
  • Standard Domestic, AK/HI/Protectorates/APO/FPO
  • Express Domestic, Continental 48
  • Express Domestic, AK/HI/Protectorates/APO/FPO
  • Canadian
  • International (Available in Books, Movies, Music categories only)

We do not specify which carriers or methods marketplace sellers are expected to use when shipping items, however we do require that items are shipped no later than 2-3 days after receiving the order.

** The Standard Domestic, Continental 48 option is a required option for all sellers.