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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...

2011-04-04 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...

2011-01-30 16:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Borders Group, Inc. (NYSE: BGP) today reported that it will delay payments to certain parties -- vendors, landlords and others -- scheduled for the end of January. The delay is intended to help the company maintain liquidity while it seeks to complete a refinancing or restructuring of its existing credit facilities and other obligations. Borders has received a conditional commitment from GE Capital, Restructuring Finance for a $550 million...

2010-11-19 11:31:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Borders is differentiating itself yet again from other national booksellers, today announcing it's extending its 30-day returns policy for the holiday season. Gift buyers and recipients now have until Jan. 31 to return books, music, movies, eReaders -- any Borders product -- purchased now through Dec. 24. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060208/BORDERSLOGO ) The liberal holiday returns policy is the latest offering in Borders'...

2010-11-05 12:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Borders today announced it's expanding its focus on kids with a slate of enriching events, new products from leading brands and strategic partnerships that position the retailer as an exciting hub for children and their families this holiday season. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060208/BORDERSLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060208/BORDERSLOGO ) Borders reorganized and refreshed its Children's sections earlier...

2010-11-05 07:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Borders today announced that it is teaming with Build-A-Bear Workshop® for a holiday charity drive to benefit children in need. Now through Dec. 24, customers shopping at Borders stores nationwide will have the opportunity to donate books and stuffed animals, including Hal Moose®, a Build-A-Bear Workshop furry friend with soft brown fur and antlers. Hal Moose is the star of "Holly & Hal Moose(TM): Our...

2010-11-01 08:45:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Borders Group today launched the "Borders Customer Commitment" program, a new customer satisfaction initiative. The Customer Commitment -- the first of its kind for a national bookseller -- includes the "Low Price Promise," a new in-store program promising to match a local competitor's advertised, in-store price on items that Borders has in-stock. The Commitment also includes the popular "In-Stock Promise," which assures consumers if they...

2010-10-04 07:30:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Borders® is celebrating educators for their important work in advancing families and communities with Educator Appreciation Week (Oct. 6-10) in Borders stores nationwide. During the event, Borders is giving educators a 25 percent discount off the list price of most items in store and an additional 10 percent discount if they become Borders Rewards Plus loyalty members. The company also announced today that as part of its recently...

2010-09-28 08:05:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Borders Group today announced it will open 25 seasonal Borders Express stores nationwide to serve customers during the holiday season. The stores are expected to officially open Oct. 25 and will operate through Jan. 31. Averaging about 2,500 square feet, each store will carry top titles and big new releases, Halloween and holiday-themed items, a selection of kids books, plush and toys as well as an assortment of e-Readers and related accessories....


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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