TITLE

Borders CEO: 'Overall, 2002 Was A Tough One'

PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;3/17/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the financial performance for fiscal year ended January 26, 2002 of book retail store Borders Group Inc. Comparison of store sales between 2002 and 2001; Category of books which suffered from a decline in reader popularity; Announcement of its category management initiative which would increase the sales in absolute basis and in market share; Plan to keep building superstores and shift its resources.
ACCESSION #
9319812

 

Related Articles

  • Key Facts.  // Borders Group, Inc. SWOT Analysis;Nov2005, p4 

    The article presents information on Borders Group, a holding company of book superstores and mall-based bookstores headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The address and contact information of the company's head office is provided. The revenue of the company for the year ended January 2005 as...

  • Borders Group.  // Book Publishing Report;3/27/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p3 

    The article reports on the financial performance of Ann Arbor, Michigan-based bookstore chain Borders Group Inc. for the fourth quarter of the fiscal year 2005. The company reported a 6.3 increase in their sale for the quarter, higher than the previous year of the same quarter. The fourth...

  • Crunch Time For Borders. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;12/13/2010, Vol. 257 Issue 49, p3 

    The article reports on the release of the 2010 third quarter results of Borders in December 2010 which confirmed the trend on falling sales among the largest bookstore chains in the U.S. The revenue of the company from the three bookstore chains declined 5.3 percent in the said quarter. The...

  • Chain Sales Fell 5% in 2008.  // Publishers Weekly;4/6/2009, Vol. 256 Issue 14, p4 

    The article reports on the financial performance of bookstore chains in the U.S. in 2008. During the year, revenue of three major chains declined by 5.4% to $8.9 billion. Their performance was affected by a 9% decline in sales in the fourth quarter. The weakest performance was reported by...

  • Borders Books to open store in Watertown. Kropf, Annemarie // Business Journal (Central New York);4/5/2002, Vol. 16 Issue 14, p7 

    Reports on the business expansion of Borders Group Inc. with the opening of a bookstore in Watertown, New York. Details of a lease signed by Borders in connection with the store opening; Mall where the store will be located; Developer of the project.

  • Borders book and music store chain to open in Provo mall.  // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;02/02/98, Vol. 27 Issue 32, p5 

    Reports that Borders Group Inc. will open its second Utah Borders bookstore in a shopping center in Provo, Utah. Location of the first store; Product range; Corporate history; Operations.

  • Borders' future bilingual locations to stem from local experience. Gigante, Lucienne // Caribbean Business;3/2/2000, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p33 

    Reports that Borders Books & Music will use its first bilingual store in Puerto Rico as a prototype to establish other bilingual stores in the United States and Latin America. Plans of opening about 40 to 50 stores per year within a period of five years; Comment by Bob DiRomualdo, chairman of...

  • Will book giants stomp the locals? Stuart, Stephen // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);09/21/98, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p1 

    Reports on Borders Inc.'s plans to open its books superstore in the town of Metairie in New Orleans, Louisiana. Concerns over the effects of the planned superstore on small- and medium-sized booksellers in the area; Planned amenities and service offerings of Borders in its superstore; Pessimism...

  • After Passing Off Borders.com, Retailer Focuses On In-Store Kiosks.  // Book Publishing Report;04/23/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 17, p7 

    Reports on bookstore chain Borders Group Inc.'s plan to enhance the services offered by its in-store kiosks in the United States. Use of the kiosk to search for items either stocked in the store or available through Borders.com; Plan to equip the kiosks with the ability to take payment for...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics