Posted in February 2011

News Roundup: Celebrating 10 Years Online | Commentaries Sale at Wesley Owen | More Shops Seeking New Owners | More Than Another Day of Prayer | New Blog for Caritas Music

Celebrating 10 Years Online Commentaries Sale at Wesley Owen More Shops Seeking New Owners More Than Another Day of Prayer New Blog for Caritas Music GOT NEWS? If you have news you’d like to share about your shop or staff, please leave a comment or contact me direct to be included in the next News Roundup… … Continue reading

Lent Reading and more from St Mark’s Press

LENT IS ALMOST UPON US, starting 9th March this year: are you ready? Are your customers ready? As always, there’s a lot of material out there, but here’s one you may have missed: Mark in 40 Days, from St Mark’s Press. St Mark’s Press are a relatively new Christian publisher based in Bedfordshire, last featured … Continue reading

Time to go live with Hive?

Time to go live with Hive?

THANKS TO MELANIE CARROLL of Unicorn Tree Books, Lincoln, for her latest comment on this new initiative from Gardners: … while me & Gareth discuss the differences looked for in an online ability between b&m and online sellers, good old Gardners just gets on and does the job to reveal things with an almost perfect … Continue reading

News Roundup: Bridge Books, Exeter, for sale | Christian Resources, Leicester, on the move | Durham Cathedral (Book)shop downsizing? | Living Oasis, Aberdeen, closing down

Don’t want to comment here? Join the conversation on facebook instead… WE LIVE IN AN ERA OF CONTINUOUS CHANGE, it seems: some good, some hopeful, some odd, some sad. Not necessarily in that order:  Bridge Books, Exeter, for sale Christian Resources, Leicester, on the move Durham Cathedral (Book)shop downsizing? Living Oasis, Aberdeen, closing down Bridge … Continue reading

A Christian Bookseller’s Prayer

Adapted with kind permission from One Bookstore Owner’s Prayer: Dear Lord, When we started out it all seemed so easy. You opened doors and directed our paths. We saw your hand in everything in those early days. We have our victory stories. But now it’s different. Changing market conditions and rising costs are closing in on us. … Continue reading