Aggressive Superstore Expansion Planned For Remainder Of 2000
- Why the Bookstore Wars Are Good. NORTON, ROB // Fortune;10/27/1997, Vol. 136 Issue 8, p50
Focuses on the concept of book superstores in the book industry, with reference to the opening of superstores Barnes & Noble Inc. and Borders Inc. in the U.S. Impact of superstore opening on the business of independent bookstores; History behind the superstore concept; Critics of superstores;...
- 4.9 Million Square Feet of Borders Vanishing: Any Takers? // Book Publishing Report;Mar2011, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p1
The article reports on the shutting down of the 200 superstores owned by Borders Group Inc. which housed books and its implications to the competing superstores. It notes that Barnes & Noble Inc. is considering the purchase of Border's retail space yet, it is assumed that the company will still...
- Battle of the books. // Alaska Business Monthly;Sep96, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p10
Reports on Barnes & Noble's opening of its first Alaska outlet in Anchorage. Opening of outlet putting Barnes in direct competition with Borders Books and Music; Differences in the two stores.
- B&N and Borders Openings. // Publishers Weekly;8/14/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 33, p205
Focuses on the stores that will be opened by Barnes & Noble and Borders Books and Music in the United States. Details on the expansion on the Eden Prairie Center in Minnesota; Tenants of Eden mall; Location of the stores that will be opened by Borders.
- More B&N and Borders Superstores on the Horizon. Mutter, John // Publishers Weekly;5/27/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 21, p20
Highlights the plans of both Barnes & Nobles Inc. (B&N) and Borders Books and Music to open stores in Scottsdale and Phoenix, Arizona in 2003. Size of the Borders store in Scottsdale; Locations of other B&N stores in the Phoenix area; Information on other store opening plans of B&N and Broders...
- If Only The Book Chains' Comparable Store Sales Were Going Up As Fast As Their Superstores. // Book Publishing Report;9/16/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 36, p1
Looks into the expansion of superstores operated by the bookselling companies in the U.S. Opening of domestic superstore by Borders Group Inc.; Expansion of the operations in international setting; Growth of the store operations of Barnes & Noble Inc.
- Chains race to Dayton. // Publishers Weekly;10/16/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 42, p21
Reports on the emergence of bookstore chains Borders, Media Play and Barnes & Noble in the Dayton, Ohio market.
- Regional Chain Dilemma. Milliot, Jim; Mutter, John // Publishers Weekly;8/3/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 31, p49
Analyzes the reported bankruptcies and downsizings of regional chain bookstores, calling into question their viability in the bookselling industry. Rapid growth of Barnes & Noble Inc. and Borders Books & Music; Regional chains facing problems in systems operations, inventory control, and...
- Chains earned profits of $233 million in fiscal 1997. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;5/26/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 21, p12
Compares the fiscal data for America's four largest bookstore chains in 1996 and 1997. Total operating income of $233.6 million in fiscal 1997 on sales of $4.97 billion; 4.7 percent, as the operating margin; Previous year's fiscal charges at Borders Group and Barnes & Noble and other...