Borders, which employs about 10,700 people, scrapped a
bankruptcy-court auction scheduled for Tuesday amid the dearth
of bids. It said it would ask a judge Thursday to approve a sale
to liquidators led by Hilco Merchant Resources and Gordon
The company said liquidation of its remaining 399 stores could
start as soon as Friday, and it is expected to go out of business
for good by the end of September.
My home has shelves and shelves of books purchased from Borders.