July 23 – July 30, 2009 Edition

Borders to Report Q2 2009 Results in August

ANN ARBOR, MI/AUTHORLINK NEWS/07/23/09–Borders Group, Inc.will discuss the company’s second quarter 2009 financial results on a conference call for analysts and investors Tues., August 25 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern. Borders Group Chief Executive Officer Ron Marshall and Chief Financial Officer Mark Bierley will lead the review. The call will follow a news release regarding second quarter 2009 performance to be issued by the company before market open that same day, Tues., August 25.

The call is being web cast by Thomson Financial and can be accessed at the Borders Group corporate Web site at . A replay will be accessible on the Web site through September 25, 2009. In addition, a replay phone service will be available toll-free : 800-229-6237, or for international calls, at 402-220-9680. The phone service will be available through September 8 until 11:59 p.m. Eastern.

The webcast is also being distributed through the Thomson StreetEvents Network. Individual investors can listen to the call at , Thomson’s individual investor portal, powered by StreetEvents. Institutional investorscan access the call via Thomson StreetEvents ( ), a password-protected event management site.

About Borders Group

Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Mich., Borders Group, Inc. (NYSE:BGP) is a leading retailer of books, music and movies with approximately 25,000 employees. Through its subsidiaries, the company operates 1,000 stores worldwide primarily under the BordersR and WaldenbooksR brand names. For online shopping, visit For more information about the company, visit