Borders: Down For the Count

The Borders store in Canoga Park, California was uncharacteristically busy for a Tuesday morning, and the phone was ringing continually. A store employee kept her calm smile on as she juggled calls while trying to answer questions for customers crowded around the desk. “Yes,” she reassured, “your Borders gift cards are still being accepted.” In reply to another customer’s question, the stalwart employee explained, “We’re being told that everything in the store will go on liquidation sale starting Friday. This store is not being closed on Friday. In fact, we think we’re being kept open until September.” Read More