Posted in June 2012

Copyright Chaos 2: Taking Action – An Open Letter to the Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

NB: Any retailers who missed the deadline for signing may sign via the comments below… A LETTER  submitted to the Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, on Friday 29th June 2012: Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills 1 Victoria Street London … Continue reading

Apologies for any inconvenience caused whilst UKCBD is temporarily unavailable: please refer to the site backup

Update, 30/6/2012: I’m pleased to report that 123-reg.co.uk eventually made contact on 25/6/2012. Whilst they were most apologetic for the problems they did not offer any explanation. UKCBD is now therefore hosted elsewhere (with simbahosting.co.uk, a much smaller organisation but one that offers a more personal and prompt service). The site is also backed up … Continue reading

10Publishing: Introducing the 10ofthose publishing division

MOST CHRISTIAN RETAILERS are no doubt aware of 10ofthose.com, but what you may have missed is the publishing division, 10Publishing: 10Publishing is the publishing house of The 10 Group. It is committed to producing quality Christian resources that are both Biblical and accessible. 27 items are currently available from authors including, amongst others, Timothy Keller, Roger … Continue reading

UKCBD News Roundup: The #CRT2012 Awards Edition

UKCBD News Roundup: The #CRT2012 Awards Edition

WHOLEHEARTED CONGRATULATIONS to all the CRT2012 Award Winners, with further congratulations to those award winners who have been proactive in publicising their awards: press releases and tweets included in the roundup below. This is an occasion when the UK Christian book and retail trade can rightly celebrate its achievements, and to those who haven’t shouted … Continue reading

Christian Resources Together: Tuesday’s Twitter Stream #CRT2012

A SELECTION of yesterday’s tweets from the CRT2012 Retailers & Suppliers Retreat, most recent first, starting with the evening’s awards ceremony courtesy of Eddie Olliffe; congratulations to Tom Wright/SPCK and CLC Wholesale on their well-deserved wins: #CRT2012 Book of the Year was awarded to Tom Wright for 'Simply Jesus' (SPCK) – a worthy winner. CLC Wholesale … Continue reading

Lindisfarne Scriptorium: Trade Catalogue and Update

LINDISFARNE SCRIPTORIUM will probably need little or no introduction to most of this blog’s readers, but for any who aren’t up to speed, they’re a small business based on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne specialising in Christian artwork and music inspired by  the Celtic tradition. Still not sure? Sit back for a moment and chill out … Continue reading

Boring but Necessary Notice about Cookies

YOU ALREADY KNOW about cookies. No, not the chocolate variety, the little text files that your web browser stores on your computer’s hard drive as you surf your way around the web, that web servers use to track where you’ve been and generate visitor stats or enable online shopping services and so on and so … Continue reading