Greg Josefowicz

The second largest book retail chain in the United States restructured its senior management this week, a day after the company reported a higher-than-expected second-quarter loss. Borders named Cedric J. Vanzura, the president of Borders Group International, Paperchase Worldwide and information technology, as president of emerging business, strategy and technology, and Vincent E. Altruda, the president of Borders Group U.S., as president of Borders Worldwide. Both will report to new Borders Group CEO George Jones. Several other members of the management team will also now report to Jones. The company said the changes will be effective Aug. 28. The Ann Arbor, Mich.-based company said its losses in

First Installation of Wireless RFID System in U.S. Library Deployed The first-known totally wireless Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) system in a U.S. library has been successfully deployed at the Prairie Trails Public Library (, located in Burbank, Ill. The wireless system provides the library with the flexibility of moving its self-check units to the most convenient areas of the library, even if those locations change over time. The decision to go wireless was made during the planning stages of the RFID installation, when Checkpoint Systems Inc., the Thorofare, N.J.-based company that planned the installation of its Intelligent Library System (ILS), realized that the

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