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Good News for Christian Retailers and Consumers as STL UK and Suppliers collaborate to absorb January’s VAT increase

STL UK HAVE ANNOUNCED that following consultations with their suppliers, “in the main” they will be absorbing January’s VAT increase by adjusting ex-VAT prices to keep VAT-inclusive prices for end consumers the same. Vatable items such as CDs, for instance, currently retailing at £14.99 will continue to retail at £14.99 by means of a behind-the-scenes adjustment … Continue reading

7/7: Muslim Perspectives

My thanks to Hasan Ahmed of Rabita publishing for kindly providing me with a downloadable copy (pdf, 795kb) of their flyer introducing  7/7: Muslim Perspectives, published earlier this month to coincide with the 5th anniversary of the 2005 London bombings. Whatever your view of Islam, one thing we as Christians cannot afford to do is to … 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

Retailers’ Day at CRE Sandown

Sadly I can’t abandon shop at LST to be there myself, but for those who are able to attend, today’s Retailers Day at CRE, Sandown Park, looks set to be a worthy follow on to last week’s Retailers and Suppliers Retreat. Phil Vischer, creator of Veggie Tales, takes to the Tingle Creek stage at 1.15pm as keynote speaker … Continue reading

Job Opportunities in London, Skipton and Durham

You wait for ever and then three come along at once. I’ll probably post these on the Jobs page as well but figured with three vacancies springing up more or less together, they deserved to hold the front page for a day or so. 1. Cornerstone Bookshop, North Finchley, are looking for a new manager: Do … Continue reading

Tidying Up: Jobs page added; Day of Prayer page archived

Jobs Page Added Given recent developments, it’s inevitable that some people will be seeking new jobs. With those people in mind, I’ve added a new page: Jobs. It’s open to all Christian employers and prospective employees to exchange details subject to acceptance of the following terms, cited on the page: Please note that no endorsement … Continue reading

Publishers and Suppliers Supporting Retailers

Several publishers and suppliers have been in touch recently with details of action they’re taking to offer retailers extra support through the current period of uncertainty with STL and/or during the run up to Christmas. This post provides a round up of the information I’ve gleaned or received so far; it is, of course, far … Continue reading