Walmart has recently introduced Kobo e-readers in 1,000 of their retail locations in the United States and they are selling audiobook and ebook gift cards inside 3,500 different stores. One thing that is being underreported is that Walmart has a great price match policy when it comes to digital content.If you see an eBook or audiobook that's lower priced than the Walmart … [Read more...] about Walmart has a great price match policy for audiobooks and ebooks
Rakuten Kobo and Walmart signed a deal earlier this year that will see audiobooks, ebooks and e-readers be available at Walmart stores in the United States. Walmart is installing Kobo ereader stations in over 1,000 stores and will be selling audiobook and ebook gift cards in over 3,500 locations. They also have developed a co-branded app with Kobo and is selling digital … [Read more...] about Exclusive: Here is everything you need to know about Kobo at Walmart in the US
Kobo is the second largest e-reader and ebook retailer in the world. The company burst onto the scene in 2009 in Toronto, Canada. They quickly took over the Canadian market and started to expand into foreign countries in a really intelligent way. The future is bright for Kobo and they continue to release two new e-readers every single year.Short CoversMichael … [Read more...] about The History of Kobo and how they changed the e-reader market
Walmart is been expanding the tech department in many of their retail stores and expanding the floorplan to put a bigger emphasis on laptops and its massive wall of flat-screen TVs. The company is also more focused on bringing in top-selling brands at an affordable price, like Lenovo. Walmart sources have disclosed to Good e-Reader that in the first two weeks of August Kobo … [Read more...] about Kobo e-readers will be in US Walmart stores in August
In January Rakuten Kobo announced that they formed an exclusive distribution agreement with Walmart. Sometime this year Walmart will carry the complete line of Kobo e-readers in all of retail locations and will sell audiobooks and ebooks on their website. Kobo and Walmart will also be releasing a co-branded e-reading app so customers can read and listen to their purchases. … [Read more...] about When will Kobo e-readers be available in Walmart?
Kobo has developed a new e-reader called the Clara HD and the product should be released sometime next month. This device just hit the FCC and the official specs are embargoed, which is what Kobo normally does when they are about to release something new.The battery on the Clara HD is 1500 mAh, which is interesting because the Kobo Aura One, which is the current 7.8 inch … [Read more...] about The Kobo Clara HD is a new e-reader that is coming out soon
Kobo has done what most e-reader companies strive to do but never manage to attain, to offer an e-reader below the magic $100 price point. Residents in the United States can now purchase the Kobo Wireless e-reader for $99.99 at Bestbuy and Walmart locations nationwide. People who live in Canada will continue to pay the normal price of $129. Since Kobo is a Canadian company … [Read more...] about Kobo reduces price of E-Reader in the USA to $99