20 Aug '11, 6am

New blog post: Goodbye Wheelock Place Borders

Maybe we shouldn’t be surprised that Wheelock Place Borders is closing down . Afterall, physical books sales has been declining thanks to ebooks and perhaps lesser people reading. But the reason that is is closed is pretty shocking (at least to me). Borders Singapore is not affected when Borders Group files for bankruptcy earlier this year. This is because Borders Singapore is owned by Australian firm REDgroup Retail, which bought them from Borders Group in 2008. And from the news article, Borders Singapore doesn’t seems to be facing financial difficulties. It seems like just some errors in cheque and late delivery of cashier’s order. But this is Borders’ side of the story. It doesn’t make sense for Wheelock Properties to keep the store closed after Borders paid the rental. Why would Wheelock Properties chase their anchor tenant away. Unless they want to rent that store ou...

Full article: http://blog.dk.sg/2011/08/20/goodbye-wheelock-place-borders/

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Borders' store at Wheelock Place to close for good

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