Walmart, Rakuten Kobo Debut E-Book Retail Partnership

Walmart and ebook retailer Rakuten Kobo have launched a partnership through which the bricks-and-mortar giant will sell a range of Kobo digital content and devices. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]

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New Walmart Partnership Brings Retailer Into the E-Book Game

Walmart has partnered with Rakuten, the Japanese internet services and e-commerce company, to bring its Kobo e-readers and ebooks to the chain's U.S. stores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Japan's Rakuten to Acquire E-book Retailer Kobo

Japanese e-commerce company Rakuten said on Tuesday that it plans to acquire Canadian ebook and e-reader company Kobo in a bid to expand in the area of media... Continue reading at PC World

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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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Kobo’s Michael Tamblyn Talks Walmart and E-books

International ebook retailer Rakuten Kobo has a long history of partnering with retailers to deliver ebooks, but Kobo its new partnership with Walmart is on a whole different level. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walmart partners with Rakuten to broaden Kobo's US reach

Kobo's parent company Rakuten has struck a "strategic alliance" with Walmart which will see the ebook retailer broaden its customer base in the US. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-30 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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Online Retailer Books For Animal Lovers Debuts

Launched a month ago in Exeter, N.H. by Jeremy Townsend, Books for Animal Lovers is an online retailer offering just what its name specifies—books about animals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Outcry over book ‘censorship’ reveals how online retailers choose books — or don’t

Bricks-and-mortar booksellers curate books for you. Online, the decisions are more arbitrary. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Templar Books to publish cartoonist Tom Gauld's debut picture book

Bonnier Books UK's Templar imprint has acquired cartoonist Tom Gauld's first picture book, The Little Wooden Robot and the Log Princess.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Titan Books lands Hannah Mathewson's debut fantasy in two-book deal

Titan Books has signed Hannah Mathewson's "beautiful and lyrical portal fantasy novel" set in an alternative universe London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 14:05:31 UTC ]
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New partnership between Oprah Winfrey and Apple brings Oprah's Book Club to Apple Books and Apple TV+

Oprah Winfrey has teamed up with Apple to launch her famous Oprah's Book Club in Apple Books. Her first selection is Ta-Nehisi Coates' The Water Dancer. As well as bringing her recommendations to the Apple Books app, Oprah also has a series starting on Apple TV+ in November. New episodes are... Continue reading at Betanews

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HarperCollins Children’s Books pre-empts Gibbons debut in major three-book deal

HarperCollins Children's Books has snapped up world rights in a "lightning-strike pre-empt" to A Clock of Stars by children's author Francesca Gibbons in a major three-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 07:34:18 UTC ]
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Bologna Children’s Book Fair Announces Moscow Book Fair Partnership

Bologna Children's Book Fair organizer BolognaFiere announces a new relationship with Moscow International Book Fair and an homage to author Gianni Rodari. The post Bologna Children’s Book Fair Announces Moscow Book Fair Partnership appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UBM Partnership Adds Children’s Books Rights and Licensing to Beijing Book Fair

The Beijing International Book Fair's newly dedicated children's book program is announcing a partnership with exposition giant UBM to expand the fair's licensing opportunities. The post UBM Partnership Adds Children’s Books Rights and Licensing to Beijing Book Fair appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

The debut book from Kristen Roupenian, whose New Yorker short story “Cat Person” went viral far beyond the scope of most short fiction when it was published earlier this month, has been sold to British publisher Jonathan Cape, the Guardian reports. Roupenian's short story collection, “You Know... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Rob Biddulph wins Waterstones ​children’s book prize 2015 with debut book Blown Away

The tale of a misplaced penguin scoops the overall prize for new and emerging authors, with Sally Green taking the teen category and Robin Stevens winning the younger fiction awardSee Rob Biddulph’s step-by-step guide to How to draw… a windy dayAn adventure story about Penguin Blue and his... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Costello debut voted Irish Book Awards' Book of the Year

Mary Costello’s debut novel Academy Street (Canongate) has been voted the Bord Gáis Energy Book of the Year for 2014. The book was chosen via public vote from the list of category winners announced at the recent Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Whitfield wins Goldsboro Books Glass Bell Award for 'compelling' debut

Debut author Clare Whitfield has been awarded the Goldsboro Books Glass Bell Award 2021 for People of Abandoned Character (Head of Zeus), a fresh take on the Jack the Ripper story. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Author of 'My Monticello' on Writing a Debut Book With Buzz

Jocelyn Nicole Johnson, at 50, is not the average age of a debut author. But the public school teacher describes herself as a “literary debutante” with the October publication of “My Monticello.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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