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Borders’ Bankruptcy Shakes Industry
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After Borders , the year-old retail chain that helped define the age of the book superstore, filed for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday, the struggling book industry was left wondering what was next — and maybe even who was next. But as those in the volatile industry digested the news that most saw coming, they were acutely aware of the bigger picture: that in a fast-evolving bookselling environment there is slim margin for error. Bookstores have gradually been losing their prominence, and the U. So that trend will likely continue as e-books gain more prevalence in the market. Borders was once seen as the brainier of the large chains, beginning in as a used bookstore in Ann Arbor, Mich. In the s, that image began to fade as the chain expanded wildly and helped wipe out many mom-and-pop independent stores.
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