Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Sainsbury's Exits Digital Entertainment, Hands Over E-book Business To Kobo
Posted at 4:09PM Tuesday 20 Sep 2016
Once again, a big retailer in the UK is pulling away from its ambitions to move into digital media. Supermarket giant Sainsbury's preparing to exit the digital entertainment business. As part of that it will be outsourcing its e-book operations to Kobo, the online bookseller and maker of e-readers, owned by Japan's Rakuten. Tech Crunch