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Borders To Close 28 More Stores


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This week Borders added 28 new stores to the list of bookstores they will close during bankruptcy proceedings.

eBookNewser contributor Nate Hoffelder created a Google Map linking to all the soon to be closed stores–the map is embedded above. Read the whole list here (PDF link); the new closures are highlighted in red.

Here’s more about the map: “This is a map of 28 more closing stores that Borders announced on 17 March. These stores will close in late May.”

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Borders Attempts To Reassure Customers

Borders.GIFAfter filing for bankruptcy yesterday, Borders attempted to reassure customers about Borders Gift Cards, Borders Rewards Plus membership, and online shopping.

As you can see below, eBookNewser contributor Nate Hoffelder created a Google Map tracking the 200 store closures (follow this PDF link for the complete list) around the United States–marking the shuttered stores in clusters of blue markers.

While the company will still honor Borders Gift Cards, the bookseller noted: “customers can redeem but not buy gift cards in closing stores.” In an unexpected passage, the company told customers that Borders.com will be overhauled soon– “significantly improved in the coming weeks to enhance our customers’ online shopping experience.”

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