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Rakuten Kobo’s 2018 Bestselling Ebooks and Reading Trends

They're reading an average 73 hours per year, says Canada's big ebook and audiobook service, and Rakuten Kobo sees a lot of US politics on its most-read lists in 2018. The post Rakuten Kobo’s 2018 Bestselling Ebooks and Reading Trends appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rakuten Kobo Forma e-reader review: Refined experience, flawed package

The Rakuten Kobo Forma is a poster child for the tug-of-war behind the design of every device you own. Companies strive to find the right balance of size, weight and features based on market research and what’s worked well for them in the past. Sometimes it works out. Sometimes things go... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2018-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walmart and Kobo take on Amazon in the US

Rakuten Kobo is making strides into the US e-reading market through a partnership with Walmart which sees the multinational offering ebooks to its customers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canada’s Rakuten Kobo Arrives in America at Walmart: Ebooks and Audiobooks

Touting 6 million ebooks and a $9.99 audiobook subscription, the new Walmart partnership with Rakuten Kobo gives the Canadian retailer what it hasn't had in the US market: brand recognition. The post Canada’s Rakuten Kobo Arrives in America at Walmart: Ebooks and Audiobooks appeared first on... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canada’s Kobo Rolls Into the US With Walmart: ‘A Very Competitive Experience’

Having once left the American ebook market largely to Seattle, Rakuten Kobo now is hitching a ride with Walmart back into Amazonian America, selling ebooks and audiobooks through the big-box leader. The post Canada’s Kobo Rolls Into the US With Walmart: ‘A Very Competitive Experience’ appeared... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo acquires ebook and print bundling service Shelfie

Rakuten Kobo has acquired Shelfie, a service which enables customers to get free or discounted ebook versions of their print books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Retail: Rakuten Kobo Acquires Shelfie Technology

Rakuten Kobo will use Shelfie's tech to identify reader preferences for recommendations and to offer ebook editions of print books owned by users. The post Canadian Retail: Rakuten Kobo Acquires Shelfie Technology appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo acquires Tolino e-reading platform

Rakuten Kobo will take over the German Tolino ebook platform from Deutsche Telekom at the end of this month, pending approval from the German competition authorities. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo partners with Turkey's D&R bookshop chain

Rakuten Kobo has partnered with D&R, Turkey’s largest book and media retailer, to sell ebooks and devices to Turkish readers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tamblyn to present 'reading manifesto' at Futurebook Conference

Michael Tamblyn, president of Rakuten Kobo, is to present a manifesto for reading at the FutureBook Conference. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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