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Here are the latest posts about Borders on Writers Write:

  • Barnes & Noble Takes Over Borders Website, Facebook and Twitter (2011-10-14): Barnes & Noble has taken over the Borders.

  • Sale of Borders Data to Barnes & Noble Approved After Email Opt-Out Added (2011-09-29): Bloomberg reports that U.

  • Bankruptcy Judge Delays Sales of Borders Customer Lists to Barnes and Noble Over Privacy Concerns (2011-09-23): A Manhattan bankruptcy judge has delayed the sale of Borders' customer lists and personal information to Barnes and Noble over privacy concerns.

  • Barnes & Noble May Have Bought Borders' Website and Customer Data (2011-09-16): Hilco Streambank, the company running the auction for Borders' intellectual property, said in a press release today that Borders' rival Barnes & Noble was one of the bidders purchasing Borders' intellectual assets.

  • John Hodgman Shares His Thoughts About the Demise of Borders Books (2011-09-04): John Hodgman shared his thoughts about the demise of Borders Books with Jon Stewart on The Daily Show.

  • Books-A-Million Files Motion to Acquire 14 Borders' Leases, Plans Expansion to New States (2011-08-25): Publisher's Weekly reports that Books-A-Million has filed a motion with the bankruptcy court to acquire 14 of Borders Books and Music's leases for a price of $934,259.

  • End of an Era: Borders is Closing All Stores and Liquidating (2011-07-25): It's official: all Borders Bookstores are closing.

  • Report: Borders Close to Liquidation (2011-07-13): The Wall Street Journal reports that Borders is close to liquidation after a deal for a private investor, named Jahm Najafi, to purchase the company fell apart.

  • Borders Extends Leases on Six Stores, But Forty-Five Stores May Soon Close (2011-06-14): A report last week indicated that lenders may force Borders to close as many as 51 more stores.

  • Borders Closing 28 More Stores, Barnes & Noble Also Struggling (2011-03-18): Struggling retailer Borders is closing 28 more stores.

  • Borders Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy (2011-02-16): Bookstore chain Borders has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

  • Borders Plans to Encourage Book Club Gatherings (2010-03-17): The Chicago Tribune reports that Borders has a new plan to get readers into its bookstores.