Kobo Expands Into Taiwan

Kobo Expands Into Taiwan Kobo Kobo officially opened a local ebookstore in Taiwan on Friday. It isselling the ebooks and ereaders itself from tw.kobo.com.

“We are pleased to offer Kobo’s localized eBookstore service in Taiwan, making it easy for booklovers to build digital libraries stocked with all their favorite titles,” said Michael Tamblyn, CEO and President of Rakuten Kobo. “We work closely with Taiwan’s vibrant publishing community to bring the best content to our Chinese language reading community here and around the world.”

Kobo was already selling ebooks in Chinese; one of the founding investors was based in Hong Kong. Now it is doubling its direct sales efforts with an expansion into Taiwan.

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