The acquisition by Rakuten has enabled Kobo to speed up its ambitious overseas expansion, focusing on underserved markets. Japan, Brazil ‘likely’ in 2012.
Casa del Libro confronts global competitors over e-books and online bookselling with home turf advantage in Spain.
The Google Books platform for selling e-books has launched in Canada, following the initial launch in the United States and recently in the UK.
Alain Kouck, CEO of Editis, discusses his company’s foray into digital publishing.
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So, do alternative or off-brand e-readers have a chance to win market share in light of Amazon and B&N’s dominance?
E-book publisher Walrus and literary journal Actualitté have teamed up to produce France’s first website promoting e-books.
Want to hear from companies that will dominate e-books sales over the upcoming decade? Attend Publishers Launch at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Borders to liquefy? Follett for sale? Amazon to go Aussie? All rumors. The real news includes new iRiver e-reader for Google and Kobo auf Deutsch.
Are the readers in Europe too nationalistic to be seduced by a business from overseas? Are the cultures too varied for one-company-fits-all solution?