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Borders outlines 28 additional store closings

A Borders bookstore at North and Halsted in Chicago in February. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune)

Borders Group Inc. plans to close an additional 28 stores, bringing the total closings to 228, as it tries to reorganize in bankruptcy protection.

The updated list includes a store in Wilmette. Get the full story »

Borders CFO takes chief operating officer job

Borders Group Inc. Chief Financial Officer Mark Bierley is taking on the additional role of chief operating officer, the latest change to the U.S. bookseller’s upper management ranks. Bierley, who joined Borders in 1996 and became CFO last year, will oversee Borders’ information technology, supply chain management, strategic planning and other duties, the company said Friday. Get the full story »