24th January 2012

Kobo Continues International Expansion

koboKobo has announced today that Netherlands retailer Libris Blz. have begun selling the Kobo Touch eReader online at www.libris.nl  and www.blz.nl with free shipping and delivery, and it will be in select stores starting January 30th, for €129.00. Kobo offers one of the world’s largest bookstores of more than 2.5 million ebooks, which now includes thousands of popular bestselling Dutch titles.

“Through our new partnership with Libris Blz., we’re confident our expansion into the Netherlands will be a huge success,” said Michael Serbinis, CEO of Kobo.  “Kobo’s focus has always been to bring eReading and eBooks to people everywhere around the world.  By launching in the Netherlands, and bringing eReading to the passionate Dutch reading community – we are one more country closer to delivering on that promise.”

“Libris Blz. and Kobo are a perfect fit, as we are driven by a strong passion for reading and books,  and both see great potential in eReading,” stated Caroline Damwijk, Managing Director of Libris Blz. B.V.

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