Throughout our more than 1,000 stores, Borders is finding new ways to help our customers create richer and more satisfying lives through knowledge and entertainment.
Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Borders Group, Inc., is a publicly held company with 2008 consolidated sales of $3.2 billion. Our stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BGP. Borders Group operates over 515 Borders superstores in the U.S.; three stores in Puerto Rico; and approximately 377 stores in the Waldenbooks Specialty Retail segment, including Waldenbooks, Borders Express, Borders airport stores, and Borders Outlet. Borders Group owns London-based Paperchase Products Limited, a retailer of stationery, cards and gifts with 124 locations outside the U.S., including stand-alone stores and concessions. There are also 337 Paperchase shops located within U.S.
In 2008, the company launched Borders.com for online shopping. Check out our Media Room to learn more about the site. More than 25,000 employees worldwide engage our customers with a rich shopping experience and provide them with the books, music, movies, and other entertainment items they love in a relaxing, enjoyable atmosphere. We are a company committed to our customers, our employees and to our communities.
Our Borders Rewards® loyalty program makes reading even more rewarding. The free program allows members to earn rewards as they shop with us, and enjoy exclusive savings. As of April 2009, approximately 32 million customers have signed up! Learn more here.
If you’re an investor, or would like financial information about our company, you can find out more by viewing the annual report, reading our latest financial releases, or viewing our most recent investor presentation. Please visit our Investors section.