November 5, 2008

Borders(R) to Open New Store in Indianapolis International Airport

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Borders, a leading retailer of books, music and movies, will open a new store Nov. 12 in the Colonel H. Weir Cook Terminal at Indianapolis International Airport. The 818-square-foot store will offer over 7,000 book titles, including audiobooks, top selling DVDs and CDs as well as select gifts and stationery items -- all in an award-winning retail format.

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"We are pleased to open a new Borders store in the Indianapolis International Airport," said Jill Lyon, vice president of store planning and construction for Borders Group. "Whether shopping for a best-selling book, CD or DVD they can enjoy en route to their next destination, Borders is committed to serving travelers coming through the Colonel H. Weir Cook Terminal."

Borders also operates stores in airports located in Detroit; Philadelphia; Baltimore; Phoenix; Orlando, Fla.; Seattle; Dallas; New York City; Newark, N.J.; Jamaica, N.Y.; Boston; Houston; Las Vegas; Miami; Raleigh-Durham, N.C.; Washington, D.C. and Cincinnati.

This year, Borders was awarded the "Best Specialty Retail Brand Operator" and "Retailer with Highest Regard for Customer Service" by Airport Revenue News (ARN), a leading publication for airport executives, concessionaires and others involved in the aviation industry. Previously Borders was awarded the "Airport Revenue News Best Concessions" prize in 2006 for the "Large Retailer Division," and in 2005, second place in the categories of "Best Airport Retailer" and "Retailer with the Highest Regard for Customer Service." In 2004, the Borders airport store division was named "Best Retail Specialty Brand Operator," and in 2003, ARN recognized Borders as the "2003 Best New Specialty Retail Concept," almost immediately after the first Borders-branded airport store opened in 2002. The ARN awards are the most prestigious in the industry with approximately 3,000 airport executives, consultants and concessionaires along with an independent panel of judges nominating and selecting airport retailers for the awards.

About Borders Group, Inc.

Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Mich., Borders Group, Inc. is a leading retailer of books, music and movies with more than 28,000 employees. Through its subsidiaries, the company operates more than 1,100 stores worldwide primarily under the Borders(R) and Waldenbooks(R) brand names and recently launched for online shopping. For more information, visit .

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Contact: Bonnie Schmick of Borders, +1-734-477-1224,[email protected]

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