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Housekeeping: Page Rearrangements; and Why Subscribe?

IF YOU’RE OBSERVANT you may have noticed a couple of new/resurrected links in the menu bar across the top of each page: Publishers: new and, to be more precise, Publisher Profiles: a growing library of information from publishers telling us who they are and why. If you’re a Christian publisher who hasn’t been featured yet, … Continue reading

Challenges and Changes: Your Help Needed

If you’re brave (or foolhardy) enough to follow my personal blog or my twitterstream then you’ll have already gathered that something’s afoot. To cut a long story short, my tenure as Bookshop Manager at London School of Theology is about to come to an end: on July 28th my assistant, Nick, and I were formally … Continue reading

Advance Notice of Formal Complaint to the Office of Fair Trading about Anti-Competitive and Unfair Trading Practices by Kingsway Communications

IN MY ORIGINAL POST this morning I drew a comparison between the £13.48 preorder offer featured in David Keen’s post The Last Instrumental Worship Album…Ever! and Kingsway’s out now offer on their The Best Instrumental Worship Album…Ever! of £12.99 compared to their RRP of £16.99. It has since been brought to my attention that the £13.48 … Continue reading

Day of Prayer, 3rd Sept 2010

ANOTHER Day of Prayer has been called for across the Christian retail trade, date agreed Friday 3rd September 2010 as announced at the Retailers and Suppliers Retreat held in May. As with the last two Days of Prayer, the Day of Prayer page here will be updated nearer the time and available for specific prayer requests … Continue reading

Durham Cathedral Bookshop Staff Start Tribunal

Less than two weeks after the post of SPCK/SSG Two Years On: Reflections and Responses and things are moving towards a conclusion of the SPCK/SSG Saga at Durham Cathedral Shop as the Staff there begin their Tribunal. This action though seems not to just cover the past and prior management (if such word can be … Continue reading

Kingsway: Trade Distribution Update

In an upbeat message to trade customers, Kingsway have announced a number of significant improvements to their distribution services including increased staffing levels at both ends of the ordering process. Four more staff  have been appointed in customer services and twelve extra staff are now working in warehousing, pick & pack, despatch and admin. Further … Continue reading

Everything Christian Needs You

Everything Christian, the news, reviews and opinion portal launched by Ian Matthews in November last year, needs a new owner: could that be you? Ian explains: Due to other work commitments I have been forced to put Everything Christian on hold at the moment, which is a shame as the feedback and traffic have been … Continue reading

Christian Resources Together Awards: Retailers Shortlist Announced

CONGRATULATIONS to the four bookshops shortlisted for this year’s Christian Resources Together Retailer Awards: Large Retailer of the Year: GLO, Motherwell, and Faith Mission, Portadown. Small Retailer of the Year: Bridge Books, Exeter, and Christian Books, Dunstable. The announcement appears in this month’s issue of Christian Marketplace, May 2010, p.26, full digital edition now online, print editions … Continue reading