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Walmart Writes New Chapter with eBook Integration

Walmart has joined forces with Rakuten Kobo to offer a new digital book catalog online and in-stores.

License Global

August 22, 2018

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Walmart has joined forces with Rakuten Kobo to offer a new digital book catalog online and in-stores.

Walmart eBooks by Rakuten Kobo will give readers access to a digital book solution that complements Walmart’s existing book offerings as well as a new category previously unavailable at the retailer.

Highlights include:

  • Access to Kobo's library of more than six million books including New York Times bestsellers, indie books and children's titles;

  • A chance to subscribe to audiobook services for $9.99 per month plus one free title each month;

  • The opportunity to buy digital book cards in more than 3,500 Walmart stores that offer over 40 titles including The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse-Tyson and Capital Gaines by Chip Gaines;

  • A chance to buy Kobo readers in-store and online, beginning today at Walmart.com.

Kobo Aura readers will become available in over  2,000 stores by the end of the week. launched today as well , and on Kobo eReaders.

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