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Kobo to grow at speed under Rakuten

The Bookseller – 2012-02-06

E-book retailer Kobo has the capability to grow at three times the speed under its new owner...
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Kobo to expand into Holland

The Bookseller – 2012-01-24

Kobo is to expand into Holland as it announces a partnership to sell its e-readers through Dutch...
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Kobo e-book sales increase seven-fold in December

The Bookseller – 2012-01-05

Daily Kobo e-book sales in the UK increased seven times in December as the company revealed one...
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Kobo™ breaks eReader and eBook sales records this holiday season; Highest eReader and eBook sales in Kobo history

CNW – 2012-01-05

eBooks Downloaded in 150 Countries on Christmas Day with Biggest Gains Internationally
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W H Smith supports Asda's Kobo move

The Bookseller – 2011-12-07

W H Smith has backed rival retailer Asda's move to join WHS in selling Kobo e-readers. The...
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Asda to sell Kobo e-readers

The Bookseller – 2011-12-06

Asda will begin selling the Kobo wireless e-reader for £67 this Friday (9th December). The...
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Kobo 2012 Book Club Launches - Offered for Free with Purchase of the Kobo eReader Touch Edition

CNW – 2011-12-01

There's Never Been a Better Time to Buy: Popular Kobo Touch eReaders Now Offer Even More Value - Include a Free Book Every Month
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WHS launches new £169.99 Kobo e-reader

The Bookseller – 2011-11-23

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 23/11/2011 - 08:30 W H Smith has launched a colour WiFi Kobo e-reader, priced £169.99 and with a multimedia touch screen and social media tie-in. read more
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Indigo to sell stake in Kobo e-reader

CBC – 2011-11-09

Indigo Books and Music Inc. is selling its fastest growing unit, e-book seller Kobo Inc.
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Japan's Rakuten to Acquire E-book Retailer Kobo

PC World – 2011-11-09

Japanese e-commerce company Rakuten said on Tuesday that it plans to acquire Canadian e-book and e-reader company Kobo in a bid to expand in the area of media...
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Kobo sold to Rakuten

The Bookseller – 2011-11-09

Publication Date: Wed, 09/11/2011 - 09:30 Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten has acquired e-reading service Kobo for $315 million. The move follows Rakuten’s acquisition of internet retailer Play.com earlier this year for £25m in cash, as part of...
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Google brings its e-books to Canada

CBC – 2011-11-02

Google launched its e-books platform in Canada on Tuesday, providing more competition for retailers Amazon and Kobo.
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Faber's Page to speak at FutureBook conference

The Bookseller – 2011-10-28

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 28/10/2011 - 11:40 Faber c.e.o. Stephen Page will be among the speakers at this year's Futurebook Conference, with early bird rates for the digital conference ending today. Page will join...
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Kobo to set up publishing arm

The Bookseller – 2011-10-28

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 28/10/2011 - 08:40 Kobo will move into publishing, its c.e.o. has announced, with plans to offer complete publishing services directly authors, Canadian CBC News reports. C.e.o. Michael...
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Kobo to become a publisher

CBC – 2011-10-27

Canadian-based e-book seller Kobo is following in Amazon's footsteps and creating a publishing arm that will deal directly with authors, CBC News has learned.
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Newton hails "terrific" WHS/Kobo deal

The Bookseller – 2011-10-27

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 27/10/2011 - 14:34 Bloomsbury is anticipating W H Smith's link-up with Kobo to sell e-readers will help create "another big Christmas" for e-books, as the Group's e-book sales grew by 564% over...
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WHS looks to long-term partnership with Kobo

The Bookseller – 2011-10-21

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 21/10/2011 - 08:29 W H Smith has trained 6,000 staff, installed working units into stores and readied television and press advertising following its new "long-term" partnership with Kobo. read more
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Kobo launches surprise tablet

The Bookseller – 2011-10-19

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 19/10/2011 - 14:51 Kobo has launched a tablet rival to the Kindle Fire, which it is launching in the US and Canada priced at $199. The surprise device is called the Kobo Vox eReader, and ships on...
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Kobo taking aim at tablet segment

CBC – 2011-10-19

The Canadian ebook company Kobo is getting into the crowded tablet market and beating a major competitor to the punch by launching its Vox device on October 28.
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WHS partners with Kobo to launch e-reader

The Bookseller – 2011-10-13

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 13/10/2011 - 09:25 W H Smith has partnered with Kobo to launch the first wifi touch-screen e-reader in the UK later this month. The chain bookseller announced the partnership today (13th October) at...
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