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Old 02-06-2013, 09:15 PM   #1
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Interview with CEO of Kobo

An interview with Mike Serbinis, CEO of Kobo --> http://watch.bnn.ca/#clip859882
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Interesting interview. Two aspects that really stood out for me was;

- Focus on global marketplace, not local. Probably B&N's biggest downfall, and given their current situation I doubt they could raise the funds to expand globally.

- Agency pricing does exist in some countries.

Amazes me how much they have grown in the 3 years they have been around. I wonder how long (if at all) before they start selling other digital content ie:movies, tv series and such like Amazon.
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Interesting interview. Two aspects that really stood out for me was;

- Focus on global marketplace, not local. Probably B&N's biggest downfall, and given their current situation I doubt they could raise the funds to expand globally.

- Agency pricing does exist in some countries.

Amazes me how much they have grown in the 3 years they have been around. I wonder how long (if at all) before they start selling other digital content ie:movies, tv series and such like Amazon.
They ship with Google Play. So whatever Google offers is available on Kobo tablets.
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They ship with Google Play. So whatever Google offers is available on Kobo tablets.
But do they get a cut?
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