Newton hails "terrific" WHS/Kobo deal

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 27/10/2011 - 14:34 Bloomsbury is anticipating W H Smith's link-up with Kobo to sell e-readers will help create "another big Christmas" for ebooks, as the Group's ebook sales grew by 564% over the first six months of 2011. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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