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Closing the book on Borders

Original post made on Apr 24, 2011

The Borders at the Shops at Bishop Ranch officially closed its doors on Wednesday afternoon, after almost two months of closeout sales. Borders has been an anchor store in the shopping center since 1999 and employed 36 people, some of whom worked till midnight boxing the remaining merchandise.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, April 21, 2011, 4:52 PM

Comments (4)

Posted by Chuck, a resident of another community
on Apr 24, 2011 at 8:00 pm

Remember when this portion of the shopping center was constructed the potential tenant was going to be Mervyns. As part of a Dayton-Hudson combo shopping center as they owned both Target and Mervyn's at the time.

Posted by Derek, a resident of Danville
on Apr 25, 2011 at 3:24 pm

Pretty soon Amazon, Costco, and Walmart won't have to feature discount pricing because they will be the only thing left. We're destroying business diversity by patronizing these entities. I just hope Rakestraw and Barnes & Noble (Walnut Creek) can hold out. What I really hate is having to drive all the way to Berkeley to find a good music store.

Posted by Kathy, a resident of Danville
on Apr 26, 2011 at 10:16 am

If you are looking for a nice bookstore you should check out read. in Blackhawk Plaza. It is a great store with a very wonderful staff.

Posted by Petey3, a resident of Danville
on Apr 27, 2011 at 8:48 am

Check out READ in the Blackhawk Plaza

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