How Can You Locate Border's Stores?


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All Borders bookstores closed in September 2011 due to a Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company, which was based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, was founded in 1971.

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At its height in 2005, Borders had more than 1,200 bookstores worldwide, 15,000 employees and $4 billion in annual sales. The bookstore chain had lost significant business as customers switched to e-readers such as Amazon's Kindle, which launched in 2007, according to Bloomberg. Barnes & Noble, the nation's largest book chain, acquired the trademarks for Borders as well as its customer list. In October 2011, Borders' former website redirected its customers to Barnes & Noble's website.

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