Kobo c.e.o. Michael Tamblyn's full address from the FutureBook Conference 2015.
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
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’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
Rakuten Kobo has acquired Shelfie, a service which enables customers to get free or discounted e-book versions of their print books.
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
Rakuten Kobo has partnered with D&R, Turkey’s largest book and media retailer, to sell e-books and devices to Turkish readers.
Uptake in digital reading is being driven by middle-aged people, a new study by Kobo has found.
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
Kobo c.e.o Michael Tamblyn says the industry is reaching the “end of the beginning for e-books”.