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Kobo Takes Over Blinkbox Books

Tesco, the U.K. retail giant and parent company of ebook retailer Blinkbox Books, has reached an agreement that will keep the digital operation in business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blinkbox in talks to shift readers to Kobo

Blinkbox Books is in talks to shift its readers to the Kobo platform when it closes next month. The Bookseller revealed yesterday (26th January) that Tesco will close its ebooks platform at the end of February after exclusive talks with Waterstones to buy it failed at the last minute. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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blinkbox Books to close after Waterstones talks fail

Tesco will close its ebooks service blinkbox Books at the end of February after talks with Waterstones to buy the platform broke down. All 60 core staff who work on the blinkbox Books platform are now expected to enter a consultation period over their jobs and are likely to be made... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones in talks to buy Blinkbox books

Waterstones is in exclusive talks to buy Blinkbox books, The Bookseller understands. Tesco is in exclusive talks with one buyer, thought to be Waterstones, with a deal expected to be finalised by the end of this week. The bookseller urgently needs a digital app-based proposition to rival... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Future unclear for Blinkbox books

The future of Blinkbox books is unclear following the sale of Blinkbox movies to TalkTalk today (8th January). Tesco's trading statement for the 19 weeks to 3rd January revealed that Blinkbox had been sold to mobile and internet company TalkTalk, as mooted at the end of December. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blinkbox books launches 'biggest ever' marketing campaign

Blinkbox books is this week launching its biggest marketing campaign to date, which includes a partnership with the Mirror Group of newspapers. The Tesco-owned company’s marketing drive will celebrate “the joys of digital reading – without needing to buy a dedicated device”. A three-month... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tesco Clubcard promotion for blinkbox books

Tesco is encouraging its Clubcard holders to buy more ebooks in a marketing campaign to run over... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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