Mileham switches to Play.com

<p>Borders books category manager Caroline Mileham is to join Play.com, replacing Georgina Stoaling who resigned last week.</p><p>A start date has not been confirmed but head of product David Rimmer said: &quot;We&#39;re delighted that someone of Caroline&#39;s stature has strengthened the books team.&quot;</p><p>Mileham left Borders last week, with her departure believed to have affected the final decision on the new structure of Borders&#39; buying team. The 12-strong team was asked last month to reapply for their jobs after an internal review. A four-week consultation period was due to finish on 21st July.</p><p>Meanwhile, Borders also announced that it is closing its store in Lakeside, west Thurrock in the middle of August. Chief executive Downer said the store had not been achieving &quot;viable sales&quot;. The shop employs 24 and Borders is looking at alternative employment for the booksellers.</p>