TITLE

Borders And Books-A-Million Report Small Holiday Sales Gains

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;1/17/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on the financial position of publishers Borders Group Inc., Michigan. Borders Group, the only major bookstore chain with stores outside of the U.S., had a sales increase of 20.7% in international business. Simba Information Inc., parent company of Book Publishing Report, estimates international business accounts for approximately 12% of Border's total quarter-to-date revenue of $763 million. The consolidated sales for the Oct. 25, 2004 to Jan. 9, 2005 period rose 4.8% over the same period last year to reach $763 million. During the 2003 holiday season, revenues were up 7%, and comparable store sales were 2%.
ACCESSION #
15796779

 

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