A further shake-up will take place at digital content provider NOOK. Parent company Barnes & Noble has poached an executive from Toys “R” Us in a bid to turnaround the fortunes of its ebook brand.
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UK supermarket Tesco has joined the likes of Sainsbury’s, Sony, Amazon, Apple and Google by setting up its own ebook store. The new service, which is branded blinkbox books, has effectively been in the works since September 2012, when Tesco purchased digital book platform Mobcast for £4.5 million from Tony Lynch and Andy McNab.
The next generation of Kobo tablets has arrived in the UK, going on sale via WH Smith as well as Kobo’s own website. The Kobo Arc HD series is designed to take on Amazon’s Kindle Fire HDX devices and the 2013 edition of the Google Nexus 7.