Tagged: Michael Tamblyn

A reader's manifesto

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

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 e-books to its customers.... 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

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

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

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 e-books and devices to Turkish readers. Read more

'Middle-aged most prolific e-readers' says Kobo

Uptake in digital reading is being driven by middle-aged people, a new study by Kobo has found. Read more

Literacy and apps debated at Westminster Media Forum

The book trade must take care to ensure readers don't become "an endangered species" say leading publishing figures, in wake of reports shining a light on the UK's dire literacy rates... Read more

'End of the beginning for e-books' says Tamblyn

Kobo c.e.o Michael Tamblyn says the industry is reaching the “end of the beginning for e-books”. Read more

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