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The Daily Show On How Chain Bookstores Can Compete With The Internet

Borders' bankruptcy <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/07/18/borders-may-be-dead-but-e-reader-kobo-is-still-alive-and-kicking/">this summer</a> has further underscored a major shift in the way

Borders May Be Dead, But e-Reader Kobo Is Still Alive And Kicking

I am old enough to remember when going into a chain store like Borders and picking out books physically was something one did to save time. Plus, as any bookworm will tell you, rifling through booksto

What's Going To Happen With The Kobo After Border's Bankruptcy?

Borders took a different route with e-readers than rivals Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Instead of branding their own reader, Borders opted to partner with Kobo, a spin-off of Canadian publishing co

Borders Declares Bankruptcy

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/sad_clown.jpg">Here we go: the first of the smaller booksellers is hitting the ropes as <a HREF="http://crunchgear.com/tag/Borders">Borde

The Internet Scores Its Second Victory Of The Day, Borders Nears Bankruptcy

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/screen-shot-2011-02-11-at-3-54-27-pm.png" alt="" />A while back a Seeing Interactive post entitled <a href="http://seeinginteractive.com/newsp

Borders Looking Bleak Despite Ereader Offerings

Book chain Borders sales are looking bleak and the company is apparently not paying publishers. The company is down two-fold over last year and, although some talks point to a potential Barnes & N

Borders Taps Chegg To Power Textbook Rentals Platform

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/save-on-textbooks-used-college-homeschooling-at-borders-marketplace.png" class="shot2">A few months ago, Borders got into the textbook sales r

In Time For The Holidays, Borders Slashes Prices Of E-Book Readers

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/kobo-ereader-borders-books-music-and-movies.png" class="shot2">The arrival of the holiday shopping season is certainly escalating the e-book w

Borders Announces Kobo Wireless Reader Coming To Stores

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/kobo-wifi-blk-240x370.png" />Borders just announced the release of the wireless version of the Kobo ereader. The Kobo Wireless joins the

As E-Book Wars Heat Up, Borders Drops Prices Of Kobo And Aluratek Devices

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/kobo-ereader-borders-books-music-and-movies.png" class="shot2">As competition in the e-books device market heats up, Borders is cutting the pr

As E-Book Wars Heat Up, Borders Drops Prices Of Kobo And Aluratek Devices

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/kobo-ereader-borders-books-music-and-movies.png" class="shot2">As competition in the e-books device market heats up, Borders is cutting the pr

Connecticut Attorney General Wants To Make Sure Amazon, Apple Aren't Cutting Sweetheart Deals With E-Book Publishers

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/ctag.jpg" />The Connecticut attorney general, Richard Blumenthal, has opened up an investigation into whether or not the deals <a HREF="h

Borders Launches Marketplace For New And Used Textbooks

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/save-on-textbooks-used-college-homeschooling-at-borders-marketplace.png" class="shot2">The textbook buying space is heating up today as Border

Borders Looking To Boost Downloads Of Mobile And Desktop Apps With Free eBooks

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/logo.png" class="shot2" /> In the latest chapter of the great Ebook Wars of 2010, <a href="http://www.borders.com/online/store/Home">Bor

Borders launches its own Kobo-powered e-book store

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/logo.png" />Borders has been rather marginalized in the e-book wars thus far, not having the primacy of Amazon nor the sexy Nookiness of

Borders launches the Kobo eReader and eBook store

Borders just announced that they’re selling the Kobo eReader, an $149 ebook touted, by Wired, no less, as a Kindle killer. This device isn’t formally Border’s only ebook reader. Inst

Borders Books online again after 7 years; plans to take on Amazon in hearts of bibliophiles

Borders is back online after a long hiatus, and its looking to take on Amazon for the online book buying marketplace. But its got an uphill battle, with retail giant Amazon firmly in first place. Besi