The Little Big Red Bookstore That Couldn’t

06/08/2011 § 4 Comments

Herald of Borders

Sign waver standing on the corner of Strander and Andover Prkwy E.

I’ve written on my own blog about my feelings as a Borders employee and the company’s collapse. In this post I intend to dissect why Borders failed, and what it means for books, bookstores, and libraries. There are a lot of factors that led to Big Red Books’ down fall, there are a lot of factors that led to its success. These factors affect us in library land as well, so they bear looking into.

The Rise of Big Red Books

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