Posted in January 2012

Bookseller Report: All but one Wesley Owen Bookshop likely to close

Update, 13/3/2012 Wesley Owen Bromley ceased trading on Sat 10/3/2012; official announcement here: wesleyowen.com/info/pdfs/bromley.pdf Update, 7/3/2012 Wesley Owen Derby ceased trading on Sat 3/3/2012; official announcement here: wesleyowen.com/info/pdfs/derby.pdf ACCORDING TO A BOOKSELLER REPORT published this morning, all but one of the Wesley Owen bookshops now look set to close as the company focuses on its online … Continue reading

UKCBD Updates: An Update…

THANK YOU to everyone who has sent in bookshop updates over the last few weeks: this post is simply to confirm that those updates are in progress. As with any voluntary project, however, these things take time: depending upon other commitments (such as church, family and earning a crust to keep the wolves from the … Continue reading

Light Shines on in the Darkness as more Redundancies and Shop Closures hit Wesley Owen

Update, 26/1/2011: Official announcements about the closures have now been posted by Wesley Owen: Bath | Bristol (pdfs, identical apart from the store locations and dates of closure) The Bath Chronicle published a report on Weds 25/1/2012: Christian bookshop closes its doors NEWS EMERGED YESTERDAY of further redundancies at Wesley Owen as the Bath and Bristol stores closed … Continue reading

All change and no change at TMD online

MOST TMD TRADE CUSTOMERS should have received notification by now of the imminent changes to their website, tmdistribution.co.uk: this is simply a reminder that the switchover happens this evening, at 6pm, at which point we can say a happy farewell to the old and overstretched STL Distribution site that TMD inherited. If you’ve missed the … Continue reading

Midweek News Roundup: Business as usual at TMD; Paul Owen appointed as Director Of Sales at Kingsway Distribution; and SU Bookshop Dublin reopened under new ownership

Business as usual at TMD Paul Owen appointed as Director Of Sales at Kingsway Distribution SU Bookshop Dublin reopened under new ownership Business as usual at TMD MY THANKS to Pete Barnsley, TMD’s Supply Chain & Marketing Team Leader, for his prompt response to yesterday’s report on the sale of Trust Media Distribution to the company’s CEO, … Continue reading