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Borders® Launches Textbook Service with Buyback Option, Huge Title Assortment

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 21, 2010 — Borders® today announced the launch of its new “Borders Textbook Marketplace” at borders.com/textbooks. The Marketplace features more than 1.4 million titles including a large selection of used textbooks at savings of up to 90 percent. In addition to saving on their purchases, students can also earn extra cash […]

Borders® Launches Book Drive to Benefit Needy Kids in Communities Nationwide

Ann Arbor, Mich., July 21, 2010 — Borders® has launched a company-wide summer book drive with the goal of increasing children’s literacy. During the previous company-sponsored book drive held in March, Borders stores partnered with hundreds of charities and nonprofits, and through the generosity of customers, delivered more than 600,000 titles and 85,000 stuffed toys […]

Borders Official Retailer for 2010 National Book Festival

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 15, 2010 — Borders is the official book retailer for the 10th Annual National Book Festival. To celebrate, the retailer is teaming with the Library of Congress to encourage kids to design the National Book Festival’s Official Bookmark — the first ever designed by a member of the public. In addition […]

Borders® Launches Digital Initiative: Pre-Orders Now Open for Kobo™ eReader; eBook Store and Apps Unveiled Next Month

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 7, 2010 — Borders® rolled out its digital initiative today, announcing that it is now taking pre-orders for the Kobo eReader and next month will debut its eBook store and apps powered by Kobo — embarking on a strategy that will provide rich digital content and a wide variety of devices […]

Borders® Steps Up Support of Local Communities — Schools, Organizations Can Now Earn up to 30% of Sales from ‘Benefit Days’ Fundraisers

“Benefit Days” one of many ways Borders supports schools, educators in face of budget cuts   ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 4, 2010 — Borders® is deepening its support of schools and teachers as school districts nationwide contend with some of the deepest budget cuts in decades. Today Borders is introducing its newly revamped “Benefit Days” […]

Borders® is Exclusive Book Retailer for Nation’s First National Teacher Registry

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 18, 2010 – MarCole Interactive Systems, a leading supplier of gift registry solutions for retailers, and Borders® today announced an agreement where Borders will be the exclusive book retailer for MarCole’s newly launched National Teacher Registry (www.NationalTeacherRegistry.com), a free service that enables teachers to create a registry of items they need […]

Borders® Has Exclusive ‘New Moon’ DVD; Stores Nationwide to Host DVD Release Parties March 19

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 9, 2010 —Twilight fans can sink their teeth into a veritable smorgasbord of “Twilight Saga” offerings from Borders® this spring. From a collector’s edition of “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” DVD with more than 90 minutes of never-before-seen content, including exclusive extended scenes, to midnight DVD release parties planned later this […]

Borders® Community-Based Spring Book Drive to Provide Hundreds of Thousands of Books to Needy Kids Nationwide

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 3, 2010 — Having recently delivered to needy children across the nation more than 900,000 new books collected during its winter book drive, Borders has launched its company wide, community-based spring book drive that will last through April 6. Staff at more than 700 Borders® and Waldenbooks® stores nationwide are encouraging […]