TITLE

SWOT Analysis

PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Borders Group, Inc. SWOT Analysis;Nov2005, p5
SOURCE TYPE
SWOT Analysis
DOC. TYPE
Company Report
ABSTRACT
The article assesses the business strengths and weaknesses and forecasts opportunities and threats to Borders Group, a holding company of book superstores and mall-based bookstores headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Strengths discussed include strong international operations and its licensing agreement with Seattle's Best. Weaknesses, on the other hand, include weak liquidity position and highly seasonal business.
ACCESSION #
19683530

 

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