Through a recent acquisition, Eason has become Ireland’s largest distributor and book retailer. The Competition Authority has their eye on this deal.
Kobo announced four new e-reading devices: the Kobo Glo, Mini, Touch and the Arc, a 7” tablet, hours before Amazon unveiled an updated Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite and Fire HD.
UK supermarket chain Tesco makes a big move into e-books with its acquisition of e-book platform Mobcast.
The coming decision from the Department of Justice could mean cheaper e-books for consumers in the USA, which is likely a problem for Barnes & Noble.
American bookselling giants have their eyes on foreign markets as they expand their offerings abroad.