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2011-08-10 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York today approved the retention of Streambank, LLC to market and sell the intellectual property assets of Borders Group, Inc., including its Borders®, Waldenbooks®, and Brentano's® trademarks and the Borders.com e-commerce business assets. The Bankruptcy Court has authorized a sale process for the intellectual property assets that requires...

2011-07-18 17:33:00

MELVILLE, N.Y., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DJM Realty, a Gordon Brothers Group company, has been retained to exclusively manage the disposition of all remaining Borders Group and Waldenbooks real estate in the United States. Borders Group, Inc., a leading specialty retailer of books as well as other educational and entertainment items operated over 900 stores in the US prior to its Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filing on February 16, 2011. "This group of Borders' stores has...

2011-07-18 15:45:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Borders Group reported today that, in accordance with the terms of its financing agreement, the Company will submit to the Court for approval the previously-announced proposal from Hilco and Gordon Brothers to purchase the store assets of the business and administer the liquidation process. Borders said that, in the absence of a formal proposal from a going concern bidder, it did not require an auction prior to presenting the proposal to the...

2011-06-30 20:09:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Borders Group, Inc. today announced that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement with Direct Brands, a portfolio company of Najafi Companies, and intends to move forward with submitting the agreement to the Court to serve as the "stalking horse" bid for a Court-supervised auction of the business under Section 363 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. Borders believes a sale provides the best path forward to reposition the business for a...

2011-06-16 13:58:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The reviews are in. The new Kobo eReader Touch Edition is the perfect choice for consumers who are looking for a book-like reading experience and want the very best features available -- for less money. Now available on Borders.com and in select Borders stores beginning tomorrow, June 17 for just $129.99 ($10 cheaper than the next leading device), the new Kobo eReader Touch offers an amazing new touch experience that is similar to reading...

2011-06-02 09:15:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Borders® today announced an important milestone in its overall digital strategy. Through an expanded partnership with Kobo, Borders is now offering customers access to one of the premiere eReading experiences in the industry via the Kobo eBook store, one of the largest stores worldwide, and Kobo apps that offer a unique social reading experience. The company also announced a newly launched eReading Blog and eBook club,...

2011-05-23 11:47:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Borders® today announced an expanded U.S. partnership with Kobo, giving Borders customers access to new state-of-the-art free eReading apps and eReading technology; access to over 2.3 million books, newspapers and magazines; and a unique, industry-first social reading experience, positioning Borders as a strong competitor in the digital space. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060208/BORDERSLOGO) Under the...

2011-04-05 15:01:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Borders® today announced it is teaming with GREENZYS, a premiere literacy-based, eco-friendly children's brand, to enhance its already expansive educational toy and game offerings in-store and online with the eco-friendly Greenzys book and several plush toys depicting characters from the book. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110405/DE77657 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060208/BORDERSLOGO )...

2011-04-04 11:30:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inside each teacher there is an aspiring author waiting for just the right opportunity to publish a novel, poetry or children's story. Borders is empowering teachers to become eBook authors with a specially tailored program through the BORDERS - GET PUBLISHED(TM) Powered by BookBrewer self publishing service. The program, valued at $99, enables teachers to sell their eBooks through the Borders eBook store, powered by Kobo, as well as other...

2011-03-18 12:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Borders is inviting educators to treat themselves to a little something special during Educator Appreciation Days April 8 - April 12. Educators and administrators will enjoy 30% off the list price of all books, music CDs, toys and games, up from the previous Educator Appreciation event discount of 25%. In addition, educators who are members of the Borders Rewards Plus program can enjoy an additional 10% off their purchases, providing an...


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