This award-winning device has one of the largest content catalogues in the world, as well as a localised online customer experience. Content offerings will include works by notable local authors and books in both English and Afrikaans.
The Kobo Touch e-reader, rated Wired magazine’s 2012 Editor’s Pick for Best eReader, is now available at selected Pick n Pay Hyper and Supermarkets and online, for R995.
“There's no getting away from the fact that the world is becoming increasingly more digitally focussed, and by offering quality digital products at competitive prices we can ensure that these platforms become more accessible to a greater base of South African consumers,” says Marketing Director of Pick n Pay, Bronwen Rohland.
CEO of Kobo, Michael Serbinis, concurs: “We’re excited to enter a new continent, and happy to be able to do so in partnership with Pick n Pay. Together we hope to transform the digital publishing market by making more e-books available to more people throughout South Africa.”