Borders goes bust!

November 30th, 2009 | Posted in Blog | Comments Off on Borders goes bust!

Borders closingAt the end of last week, it was announced that the bookselling chain Borders was going into administration, as reported in the trade journal The Bookseller.

Over the weekend, stores around the UK had deliveries of posters advertising closing down sales. Our picture is from the Borders Glasgow store over the weekend.

Whether you loved or hated Borders’ style of big-box bookselling, the sight of a closing-down sale just before Christmas is a troubling one…