22 Aug '11, 1am

Borders staff say 'thanks' with note to customers

In the sign posted on a glass panel at its flagship store, Borders employees described how it had been 'the most wonderful and enriching experience of a lifetime' for them. -- ST PHOTO: NURIA LING Employees of beleaguered bookstore Borders at Wheelock Place have written a bittersweet message thanking its customers for 'seeing us through to the end'. A sign measuring about one square metre was spotted on a glass panel at the iconic store at Orchard Road yesterday. Last Friday, Borders announced the closure of its flagship store - its home for the past 13 years - following a rent dispute with its landlord Wheelock Properties. It has been told to vacate the store by tomorrow but its branch in Parkway Parade is still operating. The sign read: 'We've had a legendary run here at Wheelock Place. But sadly, all good things must come to an end.' Please enable JavaScript to view the...

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