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Borders to reopen in Singapore

1 August 2013

Borders bookstore will reopen in the Singapore suburb of Jurong by the end of the year, reports Yahoo News. Book retailer Popular Holdings recently announced that it had acquired the...

Bookworld offers to beat Amazon by 10% 

8 November 2012

Online bookseller Bookworld has launched a ‘Bookworld Price Guarantee’ for its loyalty club members, offering to beat Amazon’s prices by 10%. Under the promotion, which was launched on 1 November,...

Bookworld launches with new loyalty program 

22 August 2012

The Borders Australia online business has been rebranded and the new Bookworld website is now live. Among the features of the new site is a new ‘citizenship’ membership program, which...

Webber appointed CEO of Bookworld 

7 August 2012

James Webber, former ecommerce and digital manager at REDgroup Retail, has been appointed CEO of Bookworld, the division of Pearson Australia which operates the Angus & Robertson (A&R) and the...

Pearson to rebrand Borders online as Bookworld

2 August 2012

Pearson Australia Group will rebrand the former REDgroup Retail-owned Borders online business as Bookworld this month. In a statement on the Borders.com.au website, Pearson said that the current Borders.com.au website...

Rakuten to acquire Kobo 

8 November 2011

Ebook platform provider and online retailer Kobo is to be acquired by Japanese internet service company Rakuten. Rakuten confirmed in a statement its 'definitive agreement' to 'acquire 100% of total...

Rakuten to acquire Kobo 

8 November 2011

Ebook platform provider and online retailer Kobo is to be acquired by Japanese internet service company Rakuten. Rakuten confirmed in a statement its ‘definitive agreement' to ‘acquire 100% of total...

In Brief 

7 November 2011

Kobo Touch now available to order from A&R, Borders websitesKobo ereading devices are now available for pre-order from the Angus & Robertson and Borders websites, owned by Pearson Group Australia. Borders...

Borders Singapore placed under judicial management 

7 September 2011

Borders Singapore has been placed under judicial management for six months, reports ChannelNewsAsia.  Judicial management is a form of administration in which a court-appointed officer takes on management of a business in...

Future of Borders Singapore uncertain 

23 August 2011

News reports in Singapore this week suggest that the future of Borders stores in the country is uncertain. The Straits Times reported on 20 August that the Borders flagship store...