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Walmart eBooks

Is Anyone Buying eBooks and Audiobooks from Walmart?

Walmart launched their ebook store last month, except it’s actually just Kobo’s ebook store with a Walmart logo on it. They were adverting it on the Walmart homepage at first, but it appears that they’ve already given up on that idea. Now you have to go hunting for the link to their ebook and audiobook […]

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Discounts on Kobo eBook Readers at Walmart and Kobo

One week after bringing Kobo ebook readers to the United States through Walmart, Kobo has decided to put the Kobo Aura H2O on sale from their website, but it’s not on sale at Walmart. Undercutting your new retail partner’s price after the first week seems like a strange thing to do, but Kobo has always […]

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Walmart eBooks Surprising Price Match Policy

This week Walmart started selling ebooks and audiobooks in the US, along with Kobo’s current lineup of E Ink ebook readers. I was looking over the Walmart eBooks Help section and came across an interesting detail about their price matching policy. As it turns out, Walmart has a favorable price matching policy regarding ebooks and […]

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Walmart Now Selling eBooks and Kobo eReaders, But What’s With the Phony Reviews?

The Kobo Walmart partnership announced earlier in the year has finally come to fruition in the US. Residents of the United States can now purchase ebooks, audiobooks, and Kobo ebook readers through Walmart’s website, although the ebooks and audiobooks just redirect to Kobo’s website with a Walmart logo. The ebooks and audiobooks are also available […]

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Will You Buy eBooks From Walmart?

Two weeks ago Kobo and Walmart announced a new partnership that will make Walmart Kobo’s exclusive retail partner in the United States, so Kobo’s ereaders will finally be available from retail stores in the US once again. Additionally, Walmart will start selling ebooks and audiobooks from Walmart.com and through co-branded apps with Kobo for Android, […]

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Walmart to Start Selling Kobo’s eBooks and eReaders

Kobo has announced that they’ve partnered with Walmart to bring Kobo ereaders back to the US. Walmart will also start selling Kobo’s ebooks and audiobooks. As the press release states, Walmart will become Kobo’s exclusive mass retail partner for the Kobo brand in the United States. There’s no specific date yet on when Walmart will […]

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Is Walmart Going to Buy B&N’s Nook Division?

There’s an article over on TheStreet.com from last week about how Walmart should buy Barnes and Noble’s struggling Nook division. It’s no secret that Barnes and Noble’s Nook business has been on a steady decline since 2012, and so far B&N has been unable to find anyone willing to shell out enough cash to unload […]

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Kobo WiFi eReader Coming to Walmart too

On the very same day that Barnes and Noble issued a press release stating that the Nook is coming to Walmart stores next week, Kobo follows suit by announcing that the new Kobo WiFi ebook reader will be making its way to Walmart’s shelves next week too. This is a really smart move by Kobo. […]

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