17 Aug '11, 1am

Borders #Singapore not closing down any time soon | Asiaone:

Borders #Singapore not closing down any time soon | Asiaone:

my paper Wednesday, Aug 17, 2011 By Joy Fang RUMOURS of Borders Singapore shutting its doors for good resurfaced again yesterday after fans of the bookstore chain were puzzled to find its Wheelock outlet closed. A sign placed at the front of the store read: “The store is closed.” But regular customers of the bookstore here, owned by Australia-based Redgroup Retail, can rest easy: Both its Wheelock and Parkway stores are not closing down any time soon. When my paper contacted Borders’ Parkway outlet yesterday, a staff member there said that the Wheelock store was closed for only a day. “There was a technical glitch; the shutters couldn’t be opened,” she explained. It will open for business at 9am today, she added. The staff member also said that the Parkway outlet was “doing fine” and had no plans to close, not even for renovation. Last month, Borders Group in the United St...

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