Borders' £30m investment plan

<p>Borders has signed property deals for six sites in retail parks and shopping centres across the UK. The new Borders superstores--in London, Leeds, Manchester, Glasgow and Newcastle--will open over the next year, with a further three city-centre stores and three more retail park stores in negotiations for opening in early 2006.

The new locations will push the combined Borders and Books Etc chain beyond one million sq ft of UK store space. The original flagship London Oxford Street and Glasgow stores will also be refitted this autumn, introducing a new Borders "look" developed by its US pa...

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