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:

Melanie, Unicorn Tree Books, expresses appreciation to BRF for the fair trade wine:

Justin, CLC Newcastle, is enjoying the diversity:

… and more from Melanie:

Back to Eddie with a shout out from suppliers to retailers to share sales data. Brings back memories: Nielsen BookScan needs YOUR data! How long, O Lord?

An aside from Melanie as Luke Wordley introduces The Fight:

then we’re back to the need for shared sales data:

Eddie and Melanie on Kingsway:

After some quick-fire presentations from publishers including Scripture Union and IVP, both Eddie and Melanie are astonished by Hodder’s bigging up of the NIV2011, with 50 editions released. The thought alone exhausts me; and if you, gentle reader, don’t understand why this is so, so wrong, please see my Bibles and Bookmarks series from 2008…

Rounding things off, some early tweets from Steve Mitchell, still hanging on in there with Wesley Owen. Can — or will? — booksellers rise to the challenges of today’s world? Hmm…

There’s more, much more, on the importance of volunteers amongst other things, but I’ll give the last word to Melanie as our top tweeter with some observations and insights from Mark Stibbe: