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Border's Books in trouble

Original post made by Sanford Forte on Mar 29, 2008

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This article indicates that B&N may be a potential buyer, but there is no doubt that the venerable Border's chain is running out of time.

I wonder what this will mean for the Border's store on University.

Comments (3)

Posted by Tim, a resident of Crescent Park
on Mar 30, 2008 at 4:51 pm

Most people go to the book store, check out the book and if they like it, they will buy it online at a much lower price. The sign of times.

Posted by WilliamR, a resident of Fairmeadow
on Mar 31, 2008 at 5:15 pm

When the old Varsity Theatre was converted into the Borders book store, I seem to remember that structurally the building could be converted back into a theatre if the bookstore moved out. That was a long time ago, but there was a lot of controversy at the time about losing the theatre facility, and some discussion of making it a performing arts center. Does anyone else remember this?

Posted by RS, a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Mar 31, 2008 at 8:08 pm

"Does anyone else remember this?"

yes, I recall reading that.

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