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Old 01-24-2013, 05:21 PM   #1
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Time to hold off buying a Kobo Mini (for a day)

From http://blog.kobobooks.com/give-your-...ica-for-59-99/

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From January 25th until February 14th pick up a Kobo Mini for $59.99 at top North American retailers. The promotion will be available in the U.S. through select American Bookseller Association independent bookstores and Family Christian bookstores. In Canada the promotion is available at Indigo-Chapters, Future Shop, Best Buy, Staples, Walmart, The Source, and Toys“R”Us. To make this deal even sweeter, customize the Kobo Mini with a complimentary, colourful Kobo SnapBack while supplies last.
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Old 01-24-2013, 06:11 PM   #2
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How do you find out where you can actually buy one???
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Old 01-24-2013, 06:55 PM   #3
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How do you find out where you can actually buy one???
I know. The link for the Independent bookstores is useless. I will see if I can find a better one.
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Old 01-24-2013, 08:18 PM   #4
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Old 01-24-2013, 08:38 PM   #5
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Wish that deal was available in Australia
I've been thinking of getting a Kobo ereader for my daughter, the only person in my family without an ereader (although she still has a stack of pbooks to get through atm anyway) .
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Old 01-24-2013, 09:27 PM   #6
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See if this list of retailers helps --> http://www.indiebound.org/ebooks
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Old 01-24-2013, 10:52 PM   #7
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If you don't mind a white one, Googling for Kobo Mini and Carmichael's can get you one for $49.99.

Not a big chain and only two stores in Louisville, so supplies are probably quite limited.

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Old 01-25-2013, 10:22 AM   #8
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Bestbuy.com has the lower price as well I see. I assume that would carry through to the actual stores as well.
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Old 01-25-2013, 02:35 PM   #9
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Thanks for the link, PeterT, you did a better job than Kobo did in marketing these!

camiller, I think Best Buy only carries them in Canada?
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Old 01-25-2013, 03:14 PM   #10
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Powells books in Portland has an ad for this on their homepage linking to here for purchasing. Physical locations listed as well for anyone local.

They also mention the free cover:
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Old 01-25-2013, 05:35 PM   #11
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Thanks for the link, PeterT, you did a better job than Kobo did in marketing these!

camiller, I think Best Buy only carries them in Canada?
Sold out.

*edit* Sold out of black. Some white ones available in-store only

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Old 01-26-2013, 12:48 AM   #12
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Old 01-26-2013, 12:58 AM   #13
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Old 01-26-2013, 01:44 AM   #14
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*edit* Sold out of black. Some white ones available in-store only
Both colors still available at US Best Buy's.
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