What’s out there beyond books? Tons of marketing, publishers, book reviewers, infinite ways of selling them, a huge industry.
But what better way to honor book stories than having a nice place to carefully display them on a shelf ? Some still love buying books from bookstores. You can check the most beautiful of them all around the world.
Borders Group is dead and buried for some years now. Advantages from it’s death had the sellers who anticipated in the perfect moment the growth of online sales. But people are still talking about that nice atmosphere: “a booklover’s dream.” The full story can be remembered reading this article.
Books, thousands of them. Endless shelves of books – fresh books, old books, every possible kind of book. Soft chairs to sit in and soft-selling staff people who knew books, loved books, could talk about books. So the question is still out there: should Borders Books & Music be resurrected?
Barnes & Noble acquired Borders intellectual property.
Borders Group, Inc. (former NYSE ticker symbol BGP) was an international book and music retailer based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
As part of a $13.9 million deal to acquire most of Borders’s intellectual property, Barnes & Noble gained Borders’s website, trademarks and information database for 48 million customers.
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When Borders opened its first store in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the book industry was a different place. But for years, Borders acted like it wasn’t.
What was it that forced Borders to write its final chapter?
Check out the main 5 reasons why Borders went out of business and what will take is place here.
I have always enjoyed coming to this store because it was a fun place to browse. They usually had just about everything I was looking for. And if you couldn’t find it, an employee was happy to help look it up for you and order it if possible. They also had computerised kiosks throughout the store to find information on their listed and available items with directions to where it was displayed in the store and on the shelf.
They always had lots of discounted books on the sale tables as you first walk into the store. I always had to stop there first and sometimes found some great deals on something I was interested in. (…)” – Ida H. – Sacramento, CA
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Borders Group, Inc. (former NYSE ticker symbol BGP) was an international book and music retailer based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The company employed approximately 19,500 throughout the U.S., primarily in its Borders and Waldenbooks stores.
As of January 30, 2010, the company operated 511 Borders superstores in the US. The company also operated 175 stores in the Waldenbooks Specialty Retail segment, including Waldenbooks, Borders Express, Borders airport stores, and Borders Outlet stores.
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Borders – Austin – Westgate Marketplace
4477 South Lamar
Austin, TX 78745
Type: Bookstore — Not set