Borders in Tukwila starts going out of business sale Friday, July 22

The going out of business sale started Friday at all Borders bookstores, including the Tukwila location at Westfield Southcenter Mall.

The going out of business sale started Friday at all Borders bookstores, including the Tukwila location at Westfield Southcenter Mall.

Everything in the store is on sale for up to 40 percent off, according to the company website. All sales are final.

Customers who own Borders Bucks can use those through July 31. Gift cards will be accepted. Customers who are Borders Reward Plus members will receive additional discounts on certain items for a limited time.

Borders announced July 18 it would close its remaining 399 stores. Borders currently operates 399 stores and employs approximately 10,700 employees. The company, based in Ann Arbor, Mich., will liquidate under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. All stores will close in September at the latest even if merchandise remains.

Other Washington locations are in Seattle, Sea-Tac Airport, Redmond, Tacoma and Puyallup. Borders recently closed a store in Federal Way.

 

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