Posted in November 2011

Failed Hopes and Broken Promises: TMD give retailers 3 days notice on dues cancellations from seven major UK Christian publishers

Update, 30/11/2011, 5.30pm: TMD’s Pete Barnsley has kindly responded with some points of clarification explaining how this situation came about: Some Points of Clarification LAST MONTH, Trust Media Distribution made a special point of reassuring retailers that their UK supplier review would involve no significant changes in the vital trading period before Christmas: WEDNESDAY, 26 OCTOBER 2011 … Continue reading

CLC Wholesale to join PubEasy

CLC WHOLESALE have now advised the way forward for their much-anticipated online trade ordering service: via PubEasy.com, bringing them into the same network as Bookpoint, HarperCollins, Marston Book Services, Norwich Books & Music and Wiley-Blackwell, to name just a few of the other trade distributors and publishers using the service. The actual launch date has … Continue reading

DLT in Crisis Talks with Creditors

SAD NEWS has emerged over the weekend of Darton, Longman and Todd (DLT), publishers of the Jerusalem Bible amongst many other titles, entering crisis talks with creditors, seeking a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) in an attempt to stave off the impact of mounting debts which are threatening the company with bankruptcy. A report in the Tablet … Continue reading

Movements and Opportunities

LONDON CONGRATULATIONS to Stephen Moseling of St Pauls Bookshops, whose appointment to the role of Publishing Director for St Pauls Publishing for the UK and Ireland was officially announced in a press release issued today. Stephen retains his position as Operations Co-ordinator but will no longer be working on a day-to-day basis in the London shop, … Continue reading