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Don’t blame recession for Borders’ closing

The closure of all of Borders’ 399 bookstores nationwide — including 18 in Maryland — is not only a dramatic illustration of the changing publishing industry, experts said Tuesday, but also reveals the delicate relationship between large companies facing industry-specific ...

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Borders seeks approval to liquidate, close stores

NEW YORK — There will be no storybook ending for Borders. The 40-year-old book seller could start shuttering its 399 remaining stores as early as Friday. The Ann Arbor, Mich.-based chain, which helped pioneer the big-box bookseller concept, is seeking court ...

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Barnes & Noble, Burkle fight nears end

NEW YORK — As proxy fights go, the one between bookseller Barnes & Noble and billionaire investor Ron Burkle has been a page turner, and it could come with a cliff-hanger ending Tuesday. At stake are the future of Barnes ...

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