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Borders Group, Inc. (former NYSE ticker symbol BGP) was an international book and music retailer based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. [1]

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Alameda, California

Alameda (Spanish) is a city in Alameda County, California, United States.

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Android (operating system)

Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.

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Angus & Robertson

Angus & Robertson (A&R) was a major Australian bookseller, book publisher and book printer.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan

Ann Arbor is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the county seat of Washtenaw County.

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Associated Press

The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.

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Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble, Inc., a Fortune 500 company, is the bookseller with the largest number of retail outlets in the United States, and a retailer of content, digital media, and educational products.

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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Bennett S. LeBow

Bennett S. LeBow is an American businessman and philanthropist.

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Berjaya Corporation

Berjaya Corporation Berhad (formerly known as the Berjaya Group Berhad, Inter-Pacific Industrial Group Berhad and Raleigh Berhad) is a Malaysia-based corporation which controls a wide array of businesses, including consumer marketing, property development & investment, hotels & resorts and recreation development, gaming & lottery management, food & beverage, motor trading & distribution, environmental services & clean technology investment, and telecommunications & information technology-related services, solutions & products.

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Berjaya Times Square

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Bill Ackman

William Albert Ackman (born May 11, 1966) is an American billionaire investor, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist.

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BlackBerry

BlackBerry is a line of smartphones, tablets, and services originally designed and marketed by Canadian company BlackBerry Limited (formerly known as Research In Motion, or RIM).

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Bloomberg Businessweek

Bloomberg Businessweek is an American weekly business magazine published by Bloomberg L.P. Businessweek was founded in 1929.

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Board game

A board game is a tabletop game that involves counters or moved or placed on a pre-marked surface or "board", according to a set of rules.

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Book

A book is a series of pages assembled for easy portability and reading, as well as the composition contained in it.

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Books in the United States

As of 2017, several firms in the United States rank among the world's biggest publishers of books in terms of revenue: Cengage Learning, HarperCollins, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, McGraw-Hill Education, Quarto, Scholastic, Simon & Schuster, and Wiley.

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Books-A-Million

Books-A-Million, Inc., also known as BAM!, owns and operates the second largest bookstore chain in the United States, operating 260 stores in 32 states.

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Borders (UK)

Borders (UK) Ltd., aka Borders & Books etc., was established as a Borders Group subsidiary in 1998 and in 2007 became independent of the US company.

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Calendar

A calendar is a system of organizing days for social, religious, commercial or administrative purposes.

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Chairman

The chairman (also chairperson, chairwoman or chair) is the highest officer of an organized group such as a board, a committee, or a deliberative assembly.

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Chapter 11, Title 11, United States Code

Chapter 11 is a chapter of Title 11, the United States Bankruptcy Code, which permits reorganization under the bankruptcy laws of the United States.

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Chapter 7, Title 11, United States Code

Chapter 7 of the Title 11 of the United States Code (Bankruptcy Code) governs the process of liquidation under the bankruptcy laws of the United States (in contrast, Chapters 11 and 13 govern the process of reorganization of a debtor in bankruptcy).

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Chief executive officer

Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.

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Chief financial officer

The chief financial officer (CFO) is the officer of a company that has primary responsibility for managing the company's finances, including financial planning, management of financial risks, record-keeping, and financial reporting.

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CNN

Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.

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Compact disc

Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982.

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Creditor

A creditor is a party (for example, person, organization, company, or government) that has a claim on the services of a second party.

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Crown Books

Crown Books was a bookseller headquartered in Lake Arbor, an unincorporated community in Prince George's County, Maryland, near Largo and Upper Marlboro.

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Denver

Denver, officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado.

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Desktop computer

A desktop computer is a personal computer designed for regular use at a single location on or near a desk or table due to its size and power requirements.

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DVD

DVD (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.

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E-book

An electronic book (or e-book or eBook) is a book publication made available in digital form, consisting of text, images, or both, readable on the flat-panel display of computers or other electronic devices.

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El Nuevo Día

El Nuevo Día (English: The New Day) is the newspaper with the highest circulation in Puerto Rico, reaching a readership of 1.2 million people with over 200,000 daily copies.

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Emirate of Sharjah

The Emirate of Sharjah (الشارقة) is one of the emirates of the United Arab Emirates.

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Encyclopedia

An encyclopedia or encyclopaedia is a reference work or compendium providing summaries of information from either all branches of knowledge or from a particular field or discipline.

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Facebook

Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California.

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Fiscal year

A fiscal year (or financial year, or sometimes budget year) is the period used by governments for accounting and budget purposes, which vary between countries.

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Hickory Farms

Hickory Farms, LLC. is an American specialty foods company with headquarters in Chicago, Illinois.

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Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Hilton Hotels & Resorts (formerly known as Hilton Hotels) is a global brand of full-service hotels and resorts and the flagship brand of Hilton.

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Howard Lorber

Howard Mark Lorber (born September 8, 1948) is an American businessman and investor.

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Independent bookstore

An independent bookstore is a retail bookstore which is independently owned.

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IPad

iPad is a line of tablet computers designed, developed and marketed by Apple Inc., which run the iOS mobile operating system.

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IPhone

iPhone is a line of smartphones designed and marketed by Apple Inc. The iPhone line of products use Apple's iOS mobile operating system software.

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Jacobson's

Jacobson's was an American regional department store chain.

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James Pascoe Group

The James Pascoe Ltd Group of Companies is an Auckland-based, privately owned retail group with holdings across New Zealand and Australia.

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Joseph-Beth Booksellers

Joseph-Beth Booksellers is an independent bookseller with four stores in the United States.

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Kmart

Kmart Corporation (simply known as Kmart and stylized as kmart) is an American big box department store chain headquartered in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, United States.

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Kobo eReader

The Kobo eReader is an e-reader produced by Toronto-based Kobo Inc. The company's name is an anagram of "book".

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Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, officially the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur (Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur), or commonly known as KL, is the national capital of Malaysia as well as its largest city in the country.

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas (Spanish for "The Meadows"), officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County.

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Liquidation

In United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and United States law and business, liquidation is the process by which a company is brought to an end.

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Lulu.com

Lulu Press, Inc., doing business as Lulu.com, is an online print-on-demand, self-publishing, and distribution platform.

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Magazine

A magazine is a publication, usually a periodical publication, which is printed or electronically published (sometimes referred to as an online magazine).

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Mall of the Emirates

Mall of the Emirates (مول الإمارات) is a shopping mall in Dubai.

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Map

A map is a symbolic depiction emphasizing relationships between elements of some space, such as objects, regions, or themes.

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Michigan

Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States.

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MillerCoors

MillerCoors is a beer brewing company in the United States.

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Monroeville, Pennsylvania

Monroeville is a city with home rule status in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Mutiara Damansara

Mutiara Damansara is an affluent major township in the northern flank of Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.

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New York Stock Exchange

The New York Stock Exchange (abbreviated as NYSE, and nicknamed "The Big Board"), is an American stock exchange located at 11 Wall Street, Lower Manhattan, New York City, New York.

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Noblesville, Indiana

Noblesville is a city in, and the county seat of, Hamilton County, Indiana, United States, located just north of Indianapolis.

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Orchard Road

Orchard Road is a 2.2 kilometre-long major road in the Central Area of Singapore.

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Pacific Equity Partners

Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) is an Australasian private equity investment firm focusing on leveraged buyout and growth capital transactions primarily in Australia and New Zealand.

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Panama City Beach, Florida

Panama City Beach is a resort city in Bay County, Florida, United States, on the Gulf of Mexico coast.

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Paperchase

Paperchase is an international chain of stationery stores which were established in the United Kingdom but has since expanded into Europe, the USA and United Arab Emirates.

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Penang

Penang is a Malaysian state located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia, by the Malacca Strait.

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Popular Holdings

Popular Holdings (Traditional Chinese: 大眾書局; Simplified Chinese: 大众书局), commonly called Popular, is a Singapore-based company that publishes, distributes, and retails Chinese and English language books.

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President

The president is a common title for the head of state in most republics.

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Profit (accounting)

Profit, in accounting, is an income distributed to the owner in a profitable market production process (business).

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Public company

A public company, publicly traded company, publicly held company, publicly listed company, or public corporation is a corporation whose ownership is dispersed among the general public in many shares of stock which are freely traded on a stock exchange or in over the counter markets.

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Queensbay Mall

Queensbay Mall is the largest shopping mall in Penang, Malaysia.

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REDgroup Retail

REDgroup Retail was the former parent (private equity) company of the Australian and New Zealand divisions of Borders.

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Retail

Retail is the process of selling consumer goods or services to customers through multiple channels of distribution to earn a profit.

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Retail apocalypse

The term retail apocalypse refers to the closing of a large number of North American brick-and-mortar retail stores, especially those of large chains, starting in the 2010s and continuing through 2018.

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Reverse stock split

In finance, a reverse stock split or reverse split is a process by which shares of corporate stock are effectively merged to form a smaller number of proportionally more valuable shares.

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Risk Capital Partners

Risk Capital Partners LLP is a London-based private equity firm, co-founded in 2001 by Ben Redmond and Luke Johnson.

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Schuler Books & Music

Schuler Books & Music, formerly known as simply Schuler Books, is a small Michigan chain of bookstores.

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Seattle's Best Coffee

Seattle's Best Coffee LLC, an American coffee retailer and wholesaler, based in Seattle, Washington.

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Severance package

A severance package is pay and benefits employees receive when they leave employment at a company.

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Sony Reader

The Sony Reader was a line of e-book readers manufactured by Sony, who invented the first commercial E Ink e-reader with the Sony Librie in 2004.

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Starbucks

Starbucks Corporation is an American coffee company and coffeehouse chain.

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The Gores Group

The Gores Group is a global private equity firm specializing in acquiring and partnering with mature and growing businesses.

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The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, better known as A&P, was an American chain of grocery stores that ceased supermarket operations in November 2015, after 156 years in business.

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The Independent

The Independent is a British online newspaper.

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The Straits Times

The Straits Times is an English-language daily broadsheet newspaper based in Singapore currently owned by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH).

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The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published by Fairfax Media in Sydney, Australia.

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United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates (UAE; دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة), sometimes simply called the Emirates (الإمارات), is a federal absolute monarchy sovereign state in Western Asia at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing maritime borders with Qatar to the west and Iran to the north.

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University of Michigan

The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, U of M, or UMich), often simply referred to as Michigan, is a public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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Vector Group

Vector Group Ltd. is a diversified holding company with two major businesses: Liggett Group LLC (tobacco) and New Valley LLC (real estate), including Douglas Elliman.

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Waldenbooks

Waldenbooks, operated by the Walden Book Company, Inc., was an American shopping mall-based bookstore chain and a subsidiary of Borders Group.

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Wheelock Place

Wheelock Place, (Tamil வீல்லாக் ப்லேஸ்) is a 21-floor office tower and shopping mall on Singapore's Orchard Road.

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Winston-Salem Journal

The Winston-Salem Journal is an American daily newspaper primarily serving the city of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and its county, Forsyth County, North Carolina.

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Yahoo! News

Yahoo! News is a news website that originated as an internet-based news aggregator by Yahoo!.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borders_Group

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