- Borders Group closing reflects changing industry. Czurak, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal;8/1/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 31, p1
The article discusses the implications of the closing of Borders Group Inc. to the book industry. Borders filed for Chapter 11 protection in February 2011 and analysts are saying that the bookstore failed because it was over leveraged and mishandled its online sales at a very critical time....
- A World with Fewer Borders. Rosen, Judith; Kirch, Claire; Schultz, Marc // Publishers Weekly;2/28/2011, Vol. 258 Issue 9, p23
The article focuses on the competition facing independent bookstores in the U.S. and the impact of the closing of 200 Borders stores following the book retailer's bankruptcy reorganization. Jack Cella, manager of Seminary Co-op in Chicago, Illinois, argues that online retailers and Amazon are...
- Bookselling's online jungle: Borders dares Amazon, B&N. Sacharow, Anya; Warner, Bernhard // Brandweek;04/27/98, Vol. 39 Issue 17, p34
Announces Borders Books & Music's plans to launch its online business on the last week of April 1998. Affiliate bookselling partners; Competition with Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com and other online retailers; Anticipated online sales.
- News Briefs. // Book Publishing Report;6/12/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 22, p5
The article features news briefs in publishing. Borders Group Inc. of Ann Arbor, Michigan, corrected an error in the calculation of gross margin within its international segment, specifically in the Books etc. division. The correction, which relates to fiscal 2005, will be reflected in results...
- MARKET WATCH. // Retailing Today;5/21/2007, Vol. 46 Issue 8, p3
The article reports on developments related to retail trade in the U.S. Tweeter Home Entertainment Group announced that it would consider filling for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the bankruptcy code. Borders Group Inc. is starting its own electronic commerce site through the help of...
- Filling Vacant Borders. // Retail Traffic;Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p6
The article reports on the filing of Borders Group Inc. for bankruptcy in February 2011 in the U.S., which will possibly resolve to the closure of its 275 stores, as a part of its bankruptcy restructuring efforts.
- Borders Chain Files Ch. 11 Bankruptcy. Gruenwedel, Erik // Home Media Magazine;2/21/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p1
The article reports on the bankruptcy protection filing made by Borders Group Inc. on February 16, 2011.
- Borders' revamped Web site off to slow but hopeful start. Kaffer, Nancy // Crain's Detroit Business;9/8/2008, Vol. 24 Issue 36, p4
The article presents information related to the relaunch of Borders Group Inc.'s e-commerce site "Borders.com." Borders reported $7.4 million in sales from its retail Web site in its second quarter ending on August 2, 2008. George Jones, chief executive officer (CEO) of Border, said that more...
- Borders makes quiet entry into online sales. Bridgeforth Jr., Arthur // Crain's Detroit Business;11/30/98, Vol. 14 Issue 48, p13
Focuses on Borders Group Inc.'s entry into Internet commerce. Borders Online Inc.'s reliance on feedback from electronic mail; Increased competition to perfect electronic commerce in book retailing; Strategy of Washington State-based Amazon.Com Inc.