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The Demise of Borders

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The liquidation of the remaining 399 stores in the Borders bookstore chain.

By The Associated Press — After 40 years of selling books, it looks like Borders is preparing for its final chapter. The chain on Thursday is expected to seek court approval to be sold to liquidators. If the judge approves the move, liquidation … see full wiki

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review by . July 19, 2011
What goes around comes around I guess.
When the big-box book retailers Barnes & Nobles and Borders first appeared on the scene 25 or 30 years ago hundreds of beloved local booksellers around the country were forced out of business. It was painful for many of us to watch as one by one well-established, locally owned family businesses succumbed to the onslaught of the big guys.....just like in "You've Got Mail". Here in Rhode Island "College Hill Bookstore" near Brown University had been around forever …
Quick Tip by . July 22, 2011
Even though I no longer have a Borders close-by since my move to a small beach town in Delaware in 2008, I still am very saddened by the news of Borders' demise.  When I lived in Alexandria, VA (DC area), I had a huge Borders near my work and a smaller Waldenbooks (which was owned by Borders) near my home, and the same card could be used for both, which was very convenient.      Since I moved to a smaller town with very few of the major box stores, I buy my books (and …
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