Tagged: Kobo

A reader's manifesto

Kobo c.e.o. Michael Tamblyn's full address from the FutureBook Conference 2015.   Read more

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 e-book retailer broaden its customer base in the US.... Read more

Kobo launches 'Originals' programme in France, Holland and Canada

Kobo has launched its ‘Originals’ programme in France, the Netherlands and Canada, offering readers exclusive original e-book and audiobook content. Read more

Industry needs 'educating' on audio rights says Kobo chief

Kobo’s chief executive Michael Tamblyn has said that an "education needs to happen" in audio rights for publishers and agents to prevent one player dominating the... Read more

Williams joins Kobo from HarperCollins

Natasha Williams has moved from HarperCollins to Kobo to become its new merchandiser for the UK and Ireland. Read more

Kobo enters audiobook market

Kobo has launched an audiobook subscription service claiming to offer “the best value on a subscription plan in the category”. Read more

Kobo's Isobel Akenhead joins Bookouture

Isobel Akenhead is moving from Kobo to Bookouture to take up the role of associate publisher. Read more

Kobo brings out new version of waterproof Aura

Kobo is releasing a new e-reader, the Kobo Aura H2O – Edition 2, which it says has transformed the best features of the Kobo Aura One into... Read more

Kobo acquires e-book and print bundling service Shelfie

Rakuten Kobo has acquired Shelfie, a service which enables customers to get free or discounted e-book versions of their print books. Read more

Tamblyn: MFN cessation to liberate ‘e’ market

The European Commission ruling that led to Amazon pledging to abolish its Most Favoured Nation clauses in contracts with publishers will give it freedom to... Read more

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