Month: August 2011

Borders Books – Chapter 11

Borders Books an 11000 employee, 660 chain bookstore filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Feb this year and is currently in the process of shutting down stores across the US. Having spent many hours in some of their stores while travelling in the States I was a touch sad and intrigued as to what went… Read more »

RIM – The Challenge of Entering New Markets

I sent out a mail last week with a link to a Business Insider article on the future of Research In Motion (RIM), BlackBerry’s parent company. The position taken by Ironfire Capital was that RIM would not exist as an independent company by the end of 2013. This is one of many negative positions taken… Read more »