Borders was founded as the used book store fair in Ann Arbor, operating from December to July from 1971-1992. Kmart bought it in 1992 and will operate year-round from 1992-1994.
The first store opened in Tuscon on April 1994. Later that same year, it acquired Bookstar along with Barnes & Noble in 50%.
The "Cafe" was added in this logo, redesigning as the new one.
The "video" was added to this logo.
The "video" was replaced by "Movies"
The font replaced with its modern one.
Borders Group filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in February 2011, and went out of business in September 2011.
The logo simply stating "Borders" as it was commonly referred to.