Borders

  www.bordersgroupinc.com
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Headquarters Ann Arbor, MI
Size 5000+ Employees
Status Out of Business
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public
Industry Retail
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

If you want John Updike or Janet Jackson to go with your java, Borders is for you. The #2 bookstore operator in the US (after Barnes & Noble), Borders Group runs about 400 Borders superstores in about 45 states and Puerto Rico, as well as roughly 175 small-format shops under the Waldenbooks, Borders Express, and Borders Outlet banners. Borders superstores offer up to 170,000 book, music, and movie titles, and most feature Seattle's Best Coffee shops (thanks to a licensing agreement with owner Starbucks). The company also peddles products via its website. Faced with... More

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Employees say it's “OK”   433 ratings

2.9

24% Approve of the CEO   135 ratings

Borders President and CEO Michael J. Edwards

Michael J. Edwards

President and CEO

Loved working for Borders. It's a shame it went out of business.

  Former Borders General Manager in San Antonio, TX

Pros: Easy going atmosphere. Goals and responsibilities were actually attainable and achievable unlike most retail locations. Full Review

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Book Seller - Hourly

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General Manager

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Bookseller - Hourly

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Avondale, AZ – Reviewed Jun 5, 2014

Interview Details – This was back in 2008 when applications were still in paper format with some being online, hence I filled out the form after inquiring as to any openings, returned same day; within a week was called to see if I was still interested which I was; two days later an in-person interview on one of their…Full Interview

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Borders Awards & Accolades

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2008

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