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News Roundup: Baker Academic move to SPCK | Hodder titles now available from IVP | Letchworth Christian Bookshop hold Bible Reading Marathon | Living Oasis Phase 2 Openings Delayed | and more…

Baker Academic move to SPCK Hodder titles now available from IVP Letchworth Christian Bookshop hold Bible Reading Marathon Living Oasis Phase 2 Openings Delayed Unicorn Tree Books flood claim declined Web Shops for Churches Women in Christian Publishing Inaugural Event Baker Academic move to SPCK AS ANNOUNCED IN DECMBER LAST YEAR following their acquisition of 200 … Continue reading

Time to go live with Hive?

Time to go live with Hive?

THANKS TO MELANIE CARROLL of Unicorn Tree Books, Lincoln, for her latest comment on this new initiative from Gardners: … while me & Gareth discuss the differences looked for in an online ability between b&m and online sellers, good old Gardners just gets on and does the job to reveal things with an almost perfect … Continue reading

Phoenix Rising

With the near-total collapse of the former SPCK/St Stephen the Great Bookshops under the auspices of brothers Phil & Mark Brewer and with Sarum College Bookshop in meltdown — or not, depending on your point of view — it would be easy to become despondent over the state of Christian bookselling here in the UK. Is … Continue reading

Christian Bookshops: who needs them? Part 2

Melanie Carroll of Unicorn Tree Books, Lincoln, posted the following back on May 28th in the ‘Christian Bookshops — who needs them?‘ thread. That thread remains the all-time most-visited post on this blog and Melanie’s comments seem to raise several important points from that discussion. She writes: Had to join in here and just put … Continue reading

30a Sincil Street, RIP

Don’t quite know why, since as far as I remember I’ve never been there, but somehow today it struck me as unbearably sad to see the stripped-out windows of the former Sincil Street SPCK Lincoln shop in this estate agent’s flyer (zoomed in shot of the shop front further down). I guess what struck me … Continue reading