Did the internet kill Borders Bookstores?

This question I have been most often asked in the last week is whether online retailing killed Angus and Robertson and Borders and the simple answer is, no.

It possibly played a part in its demise, but it can not be blamed for it when there are a myriad of other factors that occurred.

Michael Veitch of ABC radio and I chat our way through this issue trying to make sense of what other factors may have been involved and what the future of bookstores and bricks and mortar retailing may be.

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