Walmart teams up with Kobo to sell ebooks and audiobooks

Later this year, you'll be able to buy ebooks and audiobooks straight from Walmart's website. The big box retailer has teamed up with Japanese e-commerce titan Rakuten to launch a business that can take on Amazon's Kindle offerings. Walmart will give... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2018-01-26 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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Kobo to sell Potter ebooks

Kobo is to join the ranks of physical and online booksellers licensed by Pottermore to sell Harry... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kobo and Bol.com Open ‘Kobo Plus’ €9.99 Ebook Subscription

Entering a sector with a checkered track record, Canada's Kobo and The Netherlands' bol.com are talking sustainability in an ebook subscription model. The post Kobo and Bol.com Open ‘Kobo Plus’ €9.99 Ebook Subscription appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo and Bol.com Launch ‘Kobo Plus’ Ebook Subscription

Entering a sector with a checkered track record, Canada's Kobo and The Netherlands' bol.com start an ebook subscription model for 9.99 euros a month. The post Kobo and Bol.com Launch ‘Kobo Plus’ Ebook Subscription appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP StatShot February Report: US Audiobooks and Ebooks Maintain Strength

In January and February, ebooks were up 20.4 percent and downloadable audio was up 23.7 percent over 2020. The post AAP StatShot February Report: US Audiobooks and Ebooks Maintain Strength appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-28 15:55:41 UTC ]
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Finland’s 2020 Audiobook Sales Doubled, Ebooks Up 84 Percent

A new book market report on Finland's book market shows the impact of the pandemic and looks at the bestselling Finnish books of 2020. The post Finland’s 2020 Audiobook Sales Doubled, Ebooks Up 84 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-25 16:14:36 UTC ]
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Pandemic drives ebook and audiobook sales by UK publishers to all-time high

Printed book sales plunge in first six months of 2020 on back of shop and school closuresSee all our coronavirus coverageSales of digital books by British publishers are set to hit an all-time high this year as the public turns to reading to escape pandemic cabin fever.However, the ebook and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-14 07:00:02 UTC ]
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In Germany: Audiobooks, Ebooks, and the ‘Battle for Attention’

A new look at German consumers' responses to a survey was reported during a week in which Frankfurter Buchmesse 'lived' on screens. The post In Germany: Audiobooks, Ebooks, and the ‘Battle for Attention’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-20 16:21:29 UTC ]
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Bookwire Cites Growth in Spanish-Language Audiobooks, Ebooks

The Spanish and Latin American markets are expected to have 14,000 Spanish-language audiobooks available this year, and, with ebooks, continued to see growth in 2019. The post Bookwire Cites Growth in Spanish-Language Audiobooks, Ebooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-06 13:00:46 UTC ]
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Free Books for Kids: Great Resources for Ebooks and Audiobooks

There is already a decent amount of free books for kids available online, and now there has been a recent expansion of available resources. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Coronavirus: Canada’s Kobo Joins Mondadori in Providing Free Ebooks to Italians in Lockdown

Amid Europe's largest COVID-19 outbreak, Italian citizens in lockdown have been able to read free Mondadori ebooks in a program facilitated by Kobo. The post Coronavirus: Canada’s Kobo Joins Mondadori in Providing Free Ebooks to Italians in Lockdown appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-11 12:22:51 UTC ]
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Walmart removes pro-gun T-shirts and Verizon sells Tumblr: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here.   Walmart removes pro-gun T-shirt listings Walmart has removed T-shirts with pro-gun slogans from its website... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-08-13 10:25:56 UTC ]
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Russian Ebook and Audiobook Player LitRes Opens Sales in Poland

Seeing its audiobook unit sales double year-over-year, Russia's digital retailer now has a new presence in the Polish market.  The post Russian Ebook and Audiobook Player LitRes Opens Sales in Poland appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-23 05:30:01 UTC ]
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Microsoft stops selling ebooks, offers refunds to customers

If you have been using the Microsoft Store as your point of purchase for ebooks, you're going to have to start shopping elsewhere. Microsoft has ditched the Books category from the store, and this means that not only will it not be possible to buy books from the Microsoft Store, but also that... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Wiley Teams with RBmedia for Audiobooks

Per an agreement announced November 19, John Wiley & Sons and RBmedia will partner to publish more than 650 Wiley audiobooks over the next three years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo's audiobooks are now accessible through CarPlay

Kobo has been slinging ebooks for years now, but it's still pretty new to the whole audiobook craze -- the Canadian company (and Rakuten subsidiary) only added spoken-word content to its catalog about a year ago. Thankfully, Kobo recently made it a... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-10-06 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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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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