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Supplier Update: Changes at Alban Books, Teal Press and TMD

Supplier Update: Changes at Alban Books, Teal Press and TMD

In this update: a few changes to the supply chain as Alban Books bid farewell to Augsburg Fortress but take on Kregel Academic and Mosaic Press; Teal Press venture into the world of social media with the launch of a facebook page and announce some changes in their trade representation; and TMD (Trust Media Distribution) hold onto Authentic Media and take on the full range of product from Make Believe Ideas. Continue reading

Launching a new trade distribution partnership: Convivium Press and Alban Books; and you’re invited to the party

CONGRATULATIONS to Convivium Press and Alban Books on their new trade distribution partnership, to be officially launched on Wednesday 28th March 2012 at St Paul’s by Westminster Cathedral bookshop — and you, gentle reader, are invited to a drinks reception from 6pm to 7.30pm to mark that launch. RSVP is not essential but would be appreciated: … Continue reading

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

PubEasy Service knocked out by Storm in NE USA

Update, 3pm, 02/11/2010: Service has now been resumed (h/t Andy Rigby & John Duncan). Brief report at Publishers Weekly: Bowker Back Online After Nor’easter Causes Outage Update, 01/11/2010: As noted in the comments by Luke Hughes-Bunger, the issue is with the PubEasy server, not the suppliers themselves. Orders placed by other channels (email, fax, telephone or … Continue reading