Berlin-based startup txtr has launched a Danish e-book store, with special promotions from two Danish publishers set to begin on December 3rd.
UK independent bookstore chain Foyles announces the launch of its e-book store in partnership with e-book distributor txtr.
Should B&N opt to spin off Nook it could look to sell it outright or bring in a even deeper-pocketed partner, such as Google or Sony.
The acquisition by Rakuten has enabled Kobo to speed up its ambitious overseas expansion, focusing on underserved markets. Japan, Brazil ‘likely’ in 2012.
Berlin’s txtr has evolved from a stumbling e-reader startup into a global digital distributor with e-bookstores in 12 countries and several blue chip partners.
KNV, Germany’s largest wholesaler, will begin selling the iriver Story HD with branded e-bookstores for individual booksellers.
Digital distribution and retailing is ramping up, but a year after publishers started investing in innovation just 4,000 titles are available in Brazilian Portuguese.
Today’s feature story is the first of a collaboration between PublishNews.com.br and Publishing Perspectives to provide news about the growing Brazilian publishing industry in English. Visit our newly launched site, PublishNewsBrazil.com, to read more and subscribe to the email newsletter. By Maria Fernanda Rodrigues This time last year, Brazil had just one e-bookstore –- Gato Sabido –- which offered a …