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Borders Books Bankruptcy

Former Borders Employees Hit the Streets to Sell 'Users Not Customers'

Aaron Shapiro | Posted 01.03.2012 | Business
Aaron Shapiro

This week, a group of former Borders employees will be operating mobile bookstores at multiple locations throughout Manhattan to emphasize the consequences of not treating digital as the most important challenge facing businesses today.

What Happened To Borders?

Posted 11.15.2011 | Home

The final 31 Borders stores across 18 states will close on Sunday, ending the story of what was once one of the largest book retailers in the world. ...

Everything Must Go: Borders Books Begins Massive Sale

Zoe Triska | Posted 09.21.2011 | Home

On Monday, after flirting with liquidation for months, Borders Books finally announced that it would be selling itself to liquidators and canceling it...

Do We Still Need Brick-And-Mortar Bookstores?

DailyFinance | Catherine New | Posted 09.18.2011 | Home

In the early 1980s, before the crackle and hum of a dial-up modem invaded our living room, my dad and I went to a local bookstore most Saturday evenin...

The Rise And Fall Of Borders: By The Numbers

The Week | Posted 09.17.2011 | Home

After filing for bankruptcy protection in February and closing nearly one-third of its stores, Borders now stands on the brink of a total liquidation,...

Porter's The Price of Everything Pays Off

Art Brodsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Art Brodsky

In Porter's book, everything has a price -- even free. Can a value be put on a life? That's not a philosophical question. Of course it can, and it is, and there are several variations on the theme.

Borders Bankruptcy: Will It Affect The Whole Book Industry? | By Alexander Nazaryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Borders is bankrupt, and you shouldn't gloat about it, even if you hate chain bookstores. In fact, if you are a writer, an editor or a reader, you sho...

Is Your Local Borders Closing? Here's The Full List

WSJ | Shira Ovide | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Borders filed for bankruptcy protection this morning, and said it will close at least 200 stores, plus the option for about 75 more -- or about 30% of...

Is Borders Finally Filing For Bankruptcy? | By MIKE SPECTOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Borders Group Inc. is in the final stages of preparing a bankruptcy filing, clinching a long fall for a company with humble beginnings that helped cha...

Documenting The Fall Of Borders Through Its eMail Newsletters | LIZ COLVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

There was a brief period when I chose to believe that the cheapest way to buy a book was to go in a Borders bookstore and pay for one with a coupon, a...