Shop e-Readers a Vancouver, British Columbia based company has struck a deal today with one of the largest universities in Western Canada. Starting later this week Simon Fraser University will begin selling e-readers such the Amazon Kindle Touch and varies other readers.
Simon Fraser University gains a number of e-readers, screen protectors and leather cases to sell to their students. Diligent young scholars will have the opportunity to purchase the devices for use in the classroom right in the store. Amazon provides thousands of digital textbooks that can be used in various programs and have the option to surf the internet and listen to lectures in audio format.
“We are very excited to be dealing with SFU.”said Kelly Hannah of Shop e-Readers. “This is a great opportunity for us to deal an educational institution focused on innovation and promoting a green environment. We look forward to a long and fruitful relationship with SFU and other schools in the lower mainland.”
Shop e-readers already has established relationships with a number of indie bookstores in Vancouver such as Blackberry Books on Granville Island and Odin Books. The company is currently in the preliminary stages of ironing out agreements with other universities such as The University of British Columbia (UBC) and (BCIT).
As always, Shop e-Readers deals with not only the Canadian market but internationally too. You buy the latest devices and have them shipped to you in time for the holidays. Currently bestsellers are the Amazon Kindle Fire, Barnes and Noble Nook Tablet, Kobo Touch and the Kobo Vox.
Michael Kozlowski is the Editor in Chief of Good e-Reader. He has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past ten years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as the CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and Verge.