Tokyo, Japan – August 03, 2012 – Kobo, a global leader in eReading, and Japan’s largest e-commerce company, Rakuten, Inc., today announced the kobo Touch™ eReader is available at Aeon retail stores.
Since its eReading service launch in Japan, Kobo has been selling the kobo Touch eReader through the Rakuten Ichiba internet shopping mall as well as major electronics retailers and bookstores. Through the Aeon retail stores, Kobo is able to reach a new customer base looking for a best-in-class eReading experience.
The kobo Touch is currently on sale at 26 Aeon stores including the flagship Aeon Shinagawa Seaside Shoping Center (Shinagawa Ward, Tokyo) and Aeon Nagoya-dome-mae Shopping Center (Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture).
Other Aeon retail store locations where the kobo Touch is available:
Aeon Rifu, Aeon Kawaguchi Maekawa, Aeon Yono, Aeon Urawa-Misono, Aeon Shinagawa Seaside Shopping Center, Aeon Yachiyo Midorigaoka, Aeon Funabashi (Aeon Digital World), Aeon Makuhari, Aeon Morinosato, Aeon Shimizu, Aeon Fujinomiya, Aeon Kasugai, Aeon Nagoya-dome-mae, Aeon Wonder City, Aeon Okazaki Minami, Aeon Higashiura, Aeon Kuwana, Aeon Kumiyama, Aeon Takanohar, Aeon Higashikishiwada, Aeon Inagawa, Aeon Sanda Woody Town, Aeon Kobe Kita, Aeon James-yama, Aeon Hiroshima Gion, and Aeon Hiezu.
Additional retail locations will be added, and the kobo Touch eReader will eventually be sold through all 150+ Aeon stores nationwide.
Kobo Inc. continues to contribute to Japan’s growing eBook industry by offering the kobo Touch through various retail outlets and by providing eReading content that readers love.