News Releases

April 05, 2017

Rakuten Kobo Acquires Shelfie Technology

Acquisition sets the stage for innovative advancements in tailored eBook discovery, recommendations, and digital book bundling Deal includes Shelfie R&D team Toronto, April 05, 2017 – Rakuten Kobo Inc., one of the world’s most innovative eReading...
February 22, 2017

Rakuten Kobo and bol.com launch ‘Kobo Plus’

Toronto, February 22, 2017 – Booklovers from The Netherlands and Belgium will never run out of things to read thanks to Kobo Plus. The new subscription service jointly created by Rakuten Kobo, leader in the digital eReading space, and premier online...
September 16, 2016

Unprecedented demand drives shortages of Kobo Aura ONE eReader

TORONTO, ON — September xx, 2016 – Kobo’s newest eReader Aura ONE is selling at a blistering pace in Canada. Less than a week since its in-store release date, the device that Business Insider called “the greatest eReader of all time” is selling at an...