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17.7 million Borders gift cards are worthless

On May 27, 2013

Gift cards are a popular gift despite the fact that many go un-redeemed. Most of the time the cards don’t get used because consumers forget about them or lose the card. Stores going out of business are another problem, and a court ruling isn’t giving consumers much hope that their gift card is worth anything when a store closes. There…

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Books-A-Million taking over 14 Borders stores

On August 29, 2011

The sale continues at Borders, while Books-A-Million finalized plans to buy 14 Borders stores. The stores are scattered all over including the store in Canton, Ohio at The Strip. Here’s a list of the stores that will become Books-A-Million: Columbia Crossing – Columbia, MD Bangor Mall – Bangor, ME Maine Mall – South Portland, ME The Strip – Canton, OH…

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Borders liquidation sale means last minute changes

On July 21, 2011

Borders is set to start the liquidation sale Friday, but I learned late Thursday night that they are anything but prepared. I walked into my local Borders around 9 ET, to see a liquidation sounding man talking to a Borders employee with a clipboard. The liquidator type said he was a contractor and gave orders about details of the liquidation…