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How to transfer your Borders ebook account to Kobo

As you may have heard by now, Borders in the U.S. is officially kaput—it will begin closing its remaining 399 stores as early as this Friday, and be wiped from the face of the retail landscape by September. But that … Continue reading

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Borders employees amuse Internet with snarky sign humor

Buzzfeed has a fun/sad page of 13 different signs recently found in Borders stores across the U.S. Some of them convey the sort of opinions you imagine bookstore employees are usually forced to keep private, which is always fun to … Continue reading

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Borders news: more closings, reports from the front line, the blame game and ripple effects

Here are some quick updates from the past few days about Borders’ ongoing implosion: More stores are being closed than just the 200 listed on the initial filings. Publishers Weekly says up to 75 additional locations might be shuttered, depending … Continue reading

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Here’s a map of which Borders stores are closing

The Digital Reader has put together an excellent Google Map of all the Borders locations listed for closing in the retailer’s bankruptcy filing. I’ve included the map in an iframe after the jump, or you can click through to view … Continue reading

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We’re doing just fine, says Kobo to its Borders customers

If you own a Kobo, don’t worry about what’s going to happen to your ebooks, Kobo announced yesterday in a blog post. Kobo handles all ebook sales for Borders, not the other way around, so no matter what happens to … Continue reading

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Borders files for bankruptcy, will close 200 stores

As expected, Borders has filed for bankruptcy. John Mutter at Shelf Awareness says the bookseller plans to close about 200 of its 639 stores over the next couple of weeks. Update: Here’s a map of which stores are closing. Mutter … Continue reading

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