Just in time for the holidays, Kobo is looking to put its e-readers and tablets in as many retail settings as possible. This has prompted a new agreement with German electronics chain Expert AG to put the Kobo Touch, Mini, and Glo on the shelves.
“expert AG is a great partner for Kobo heading into the holiday season,” said Thorsten Schröer, Director of Sales for Europe, Kobo Inc. “With stores across the country, expert is perfectly positioned to support the growing demand of the German e-reading market. We are looking forward to working together and making this holiday season a great one for people who love to read.”
“We’re excited to be offering the full line of Kobo e-readers to German consumers just in time for the holiday season,” said Volker Müller, Chairman, expert AG. “Our professional in-store sales team is available to provide expert advice to help booklovers choose the e-reader that best suits them.”
This new deal with expert AG joins Kobo’s key retail partners, including such companies as WHSmith, Best Buy, Walmart, Indigo, Fnac, Mondadori, Livraria Cultura, Libris, and many more, bringing e-reading services and devices to more than 10 million users in 190 countries.
Michael Kozlowski has written about audiobooks and e-readers for the past twelve years. Newspapers and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times have picked up his articles. He Lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.