January 30, 2019
TORONTO, ON (January 29, 2019) – Rakuten Kobo, a global leader in digital reading, today announced the appointment of Marianne Hamilton to the role of Chief Marketing Officer. Reporting to CEO Michael Tamblyn, Hamilton is responsible for the entire customer journey, from acquisition and retention marketing to eBook, audiobook and eReader sales. The role was formerly held by Alan MacNevin, who has been newly appointed as Chief Operating Officer.
January 30, 2019
TORONTO, ON (January 30, 2019) – Rakuten Kobo, a global leader in digital reading, today announced the appointment of Pieter Swinkels to the role of Chief Content Officer. Reporting to CEO Michael Tamblyn, Swinkels is responsible for the growth of Kobo’s worldwide content catalog and driving business relationships with publishers, agents and authors. In addition, his responsibilities include expanding the Kobo Writing Life self-publishing platform, expanding the Kobo Plus subscriptions service, and continuing to build out the Kobo Originals program of new and exclusive eBooks, audiobooks and podcast content.
January 22, 2019
Toronto – January 22, 2018 – Rakuten Kobo, one of the world’s most innovative digital reading services, today announced it is now accepting submissions for its fifth annual Kobo Emerging Writer Prize.
December 12, 2018
TORONTO, Dec. 12th – With the last chapter of the year upon us, the annual Rakuten Kobo Book Report once again reveals insightful eReading trends from the past year and which stories enthralled booklovers most.
October 02, 2018
Toronto, ON - October 2, 2018 - The future of reading takes shape starting today, as Rakuten Kobo announces Kobo Forma— the largest and lightest 8” display eReader, offering the utmost in reading comfort.
August 21, 2018
Toronto, ON – August 21st, 2018 - Booklovers who borrow digital books from the library desire an easy way to acquire and access their favorite read.
June 20, 2018
Toronto, ON – June 19, 2018 – Canada boasts a long list of celebrated authors and today, Rakuten Kobo adds to this remarkable roster.
May 29, 2018
TORONTO, ON (May 29, 2018) - Rakuten Kobo, a global leader in digital reading, today announced Kobo Clara HD, its newest 6” HD display with built-in ComfortLight PRO offering the best reading experience any time, day or night.
May 01, 2018
Canada’s hottest new books have been selected in three genres: Non-Fiction, Literary Fiction and Mystery.
April 11, 2018
A 6 part series feel-good romance playing out during the countdown to the royal wedding...