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Date: 04/03/11 09:08 AM

30 Responses to Looks Like Borders Is Still Pissed At Amazon [Pic]

  1. Profile photo of Rested
    Rested Male 18-29
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    April 3, 2011 at 9:10 am
    Link: Looks Like Borders Is Still Pissed At Amazon - I guess we all would be too if Amazon made us file for bankruptcy too.
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    mytbozak Male 30-39
    467 posts
    April 3, 2011 at 9:36 am
    haters
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    DasUberPoop Male 30-39
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    April 3, 2011 at 9:50 am
    First harbinger of the coming book wars.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    April 3, 2011 at 9:50 am

    I`m not an online shopper much so my sympaties lie with Borders...and Blockbuster...and Tower Records... and etc etc etc
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    riseplease19 Male 18-29
    106 posts
    April 3, 2011 at 9:57 am
    Ha
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    Pravda7 Female 18-29
    290 posts
    April 3, 2011 at 10:18 am
    Good. Amazon sucks.
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    fivezones Male 40-49
    1021 posts
    April 3, 2011 at 10:29 am
    Online shopping has been hard on a lot of stores. We may have future cities with a decent number of empty commercial locations.
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    Cartunze Male 60-69
    841 posts
    April 3, 2011 at 10:31 am
    ummm. I do shop at Amazon.com and it turns out that the restroom is only 8 steps away. I think Borders is on to something here.
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    tyger9575 Male 30-39
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    April 3, 2011 at 10:42 am
    Right! Because it`s completely Amazon`s fault that Border`s has always been over-priced.
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    Zach82 Male 30-39
    319 posts
    April 3, 2011 at 10:54 am
    This was a long time coming, and not only because of Amazon. For the longest time, the coporate exectutives were focused more on the price of the stock than on investing in the store itself. They are finally realizing that investors aren`t in the market for bookstores, and that they are going to have to start focusing on ACTUALLY SELLING BOOKS! Golly!
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    rnwood Male 18-29
    168 posts
    April 3, 2011 at 12:45 pm
    @Cartunze: Exactly!

    Amazon is my favorite store. Things change, suck it up Borders.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    April 3, 2011 at 1:49 pm
    eeek
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    margot138 Female 18-29
    322 posts
    April 3, 2011 at 1:51 pm
    That`s funny they`re bitter.
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    margot138 Female 18-29
    322 posts
    April 3, 2011 at 1:52 pm
    They need to have better prices I guess
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    tn11 Male 18-29
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    April 3, 2011 at 3:38 pm
    Cartunze- I was thinking the same thing...
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    mcfudge Male 18-29
    537 posts
    April 3, 2011 at 3:45 pm
    Nice shop... the words aren`t even close to matching the paper.
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    ilfg Male 18-29
    336 posts
    April 3, 2011 at 4:55 pm
    actually, WalMart is more of a threat than Amazon. WalMart sells its books at a loss just so that it can steal book sales from Borders and B&N
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    kharing Male 18-29
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    April 3, 2011 at 5:20 pm
    Fixtures, furniture, and equipment? Sound just like Border`s to me... :/
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    krisley Male 18-29
    525 posts
    April 3, 2011 at 5:47 pm
    If Borders execs actually had the gall to do this for real, I`d probably take the time to go there, just out of respect for their awesomeness
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    Djer Male 18-29
    842 posts
    April 3, 2011 at 6:07 pm
    I work at one of the Borders stores that`s closing (ironically, not because of sales, but because the landlord was a non-nice individual and decided to give the lease to another company). My coworkers and I have talked about doing something like this, though we`re still debating what to do.
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    mluther Male 13-17
    1023 posts
    April 3, 2011 at 6:54 pm
    "Stilled pissed at amazon" I see what you did there.
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    phoneybone Male 18-29
    1744 posts
    April 3, 2011 at 7:01 pm
    it`s not Amazon`s fault their business model is obviously superior. Store front based business need to understand more and more commerce is going to the internet. Seriously, why go out to shop when you can have it delivered?
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    JJXanadu Male 30-39
    516 posts
    April 3, 2011 at 7:46 pm
    "Fixtures, furniture, and equipment? Sound just like Border`s to me..."

    That`s there because the store is closing, so they are selling all of their shelves, and chairs or couches, etc. You see these signs in any store that is closing...
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    Djer Male 18-29
    842 posts
    April 3, 2011 at 9:05 pm
    @PhoneyBone - because you don`t have to pay shipping fees, because you have honest-to-god human interaction, because you can start reading your book immediately and not have to wait 8-10 days for it to arrive...

    Do I need to keep going? Yes, online stores are good, but there are things about going to bookstores that cannot be duplicated on the online market.
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    gothmo Female 18-29
    1324 posts
    April 3, 2011 at 11:08 pm
    not Borderrrrrs ;-; I love that place...
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    minigeko Male 18-29
    149 posts
    April 4, 2011 at 4:35 am
    @Djer - E-readers you can read right away and not pay shipping. For what i buy online the shipping cost is outweighed by the fact that i don`t pay tax (they`re usually in another state). Plus there is no line when buying online.
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    DamienLike Male 13-17
    705 posts
    April 4, 2011 at 1:14 pm
    But I love Borders! Where else can you get books, films and crappy coffee?
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    green_batman Female 18-29
    728 posts
    April 4, 2011 at 3:52 pm
    I went to a Borders recently and found that they were putting black marks on the bar codes of the books they sell during their close-out sale. I`m not buying a book just to have the cover ruined because they`re paranoid about returns. They won`t be getting any of my money so long as they do that. I`d rather go to Amazon.
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    SkyeDragon Female 18-29
    281 posts
    April 5, 2011 at 1:03 pm
    I loooove Borders!
  30. Profile photo of Djer
    Djer Male 18-29
    842 posts
    April 5, 2011 at 2:37 pm
    @GreenBatman- Guess what, none of the employees are happy about doing that, either. Unfortunately, that`s the liquidation company`s rule, and unless we want to be out of a job sooner we have to do it. If a small line through the barcode on the back of a book isn`t worth the enormously high markoffs that Borders places on the liquidated books, then go to a Borders that isn`t closing or Barnes and Noble and buy the book full-priced so they won`t make a line through your precious barcode. Simple fix.

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