19 Aug '11, 4pm

Borders closes its flagship store at Wheelock #Singapore

Borders closes its flagship store at Wheelock #Singapore

The Borders store at Wheelock Place has closed due to a dispute. The Borders flagship store at Wheelock Place is closing down after a rental dispute with its landlord. Its Parkway Parade branch, however, will remain open. According to Channel NewsAsia , an error was found in the cheque issued to Borders' landlord, Wheelock Properties, causing the latter to take over the retail space. "The rent cheque for August was not paid in the beginning of the month. And when the cheque was issued, initially there were some errors in the cheque - the amount and words did not reflect the amount and digits, and there was a need for a new cheque to be issued," said Tim Reid, interim judicial manager of Borders. Wheelock Properties then requested for a cashier's order but the cashier's order was not delivered within the specified timeline. Reid told the broadcaster that as far as he knows,...

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