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To whom it may concern: Nationwide Christian Trust

FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBT, please note that all posts on this site which refer to the Nationwide Christian Trust refer specifically to that Nationwide Christian Trust (Company No. 04479539, Reg Charity No. 1096840) which traded as Living Oasis and ceased to exist following the company’s insolvency in 2011. They have no bearing upon or relevance … Continue reading

2013: The UK Christian Bookshop Stats

2013: The UK Christian Bookshop Stats

HERE’S A BRIEF SNAPSHOT of how things panned out amongst the UK’s Christian bookshops in 2013: New UKCBD Entries: 34 Ceased Trading:  17 Closures Announced: 7 At first glance, this looks encouraging: exactly twice as many UKCBD entries added as archived; a closer examination, however, reveals that most new entries were for shops that already existed … Continue reading

Day of Prayer Update

Day of Prayer Update

MY THANKS to Steve Briars for kind permission to reproduce the following excerpt from the forthcoming August/September edition of Together magazine: Day of Prayer Monday 19th August 2013 has been designated as a Day of Prayer for all those connected with the Christian Resources Trade – publishers, distributors, printers, marketeers, agents, retailers (B&M and 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