Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Borders to shut King of Prussia, Langhorne stores

Bankrupt Borders, the bookstore chain, plans to close 200 stores, including two in suburban Philadelphia

Borders to shut King of Prussia, Langhorne stores

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Borders, the bankrupt bookstore chain, plans to close its stores in Langhorne and King of Prussia, and others in upstate PA and northern New Jersey, according to a list posted in its US bankruptcy case in Manhattan. Here is the list.

Borders is closing 200 of its 500 full-service stores, but just 2 of the 12 it still operates in the Philadelphia area.

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