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Walmart launches Walmart eBooks by Rakuten Kobo in US

Wednesday 22 August 2018 | 11:25 CET | News
Rakuten and Walmart announced the official launch of Walmart eBooks by Rakuten Kobo, which offers an eBook, audiobook and eReader platform to Walmart customers in the US. The Walmart eBooks by Rakuten Kobo service offers customers access to a catalogue of more than 6 million eBooks and audiobooks, ranging from New York Times best-sellers, to a wide variety of indie titles, children's books and more. Content is accessible through a co-branded free app available for iOS and Android devices, as well as through Kobo eReaders, which will also be offered in selected stores and on Walmart.com.

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Companies: Kobo / Rakuten Mobile
Countries: United States
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