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Kobo Expands Direct Distribution At Kobo.com

Kobo Expands Direct Distribution At Kobo.com

Family of eReaders Available For Purchase In New Zealand

Auckland NEW ZEALAND, July 30, 2013Kobo, a global leader in eReading, today announced its Family of eReaders is available for purchase directly at Kobo.com for Readers New Zealand. The world-class lineup of eReaders includes the award-winning Kobo Touch™, Kobo Glo, Kobo Mini, and the recently-launched  Kobo Aura HD E Ink eReaders, as well as the Kobo Arc  7” Google-certified Android tablet. Kobo eReader accessories are also available for sale online.

Always focused on the most passionate Reader, Kobo continues to expand its footprint through retail and publishing partners around the world. The company continues to attract millions of Readers across the globe and recently announced a new milestone with 14.5-million registered users.

In addition, Kobo announced double-digit Q1 year-over-year growth across its content and device sales. The company recently introduced the Kobo Aura HD, which is the highest resolution E Ink eReader available on the market – named “The Best eReader” by the Wall Street Journal – and accounts for up to 27 per cent of Kobo devices sold at retail since its launch. Through 2013, Kobo will continue to expand its platform internationally, and launch in new markets such as India, among others.

Kobo has customers in 190 countries and offers a wide variety of eReaders and free eReading applications to ensure that the next great read is only a click or tap away. The company prides itself on offering an “eReader for Everyone,” and continues to make its devices available at premier retail organizations in markets around the world. Kobo retailers in New Zealand include: Booksellers New Zealand, Whitcoulls, Paper Plus, JB HiFi, Noel Leeming, and Harvey Norman.

For more information about Kobo and its Family of eReaders, please visit www.kobo.com/ereaders.

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