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Kingsway, Cross Rhythms and the cost of Christian music: are retailers being priced out of the market?

Revisiting this month’s Christian Marketplace, I was encouraged to see Jonathan Brown, Kingsway’s Business Development Director, responding to Robin Henderson’s questions about Christian CD prices in the Letters section (p.4, April & May issues). Whilst I acknowledge what Jonathan says about economy of scale and appreciate the huge investment Kingsway makes in supporting its artists and … Continue reading

VeggieTales and Other Supply Shortages

A number of retailers have expressed concerns recently about general stock availability at STL UK and, more specifically, of VeggieTales: No one seems to know what’s happening with them, no one seems to have any in stock and we’re losing sales as a result. Kingsway have some titles listed but it seems to be a … Continue reading

Bibles for Causes: how far should we go?

And so we move from the ridiculous to the sublime: a special edition Pink Ribbon Bible for breast cancer sufferers, courtesy of those canny marketeers at HarperCollins. I’ve blogged this topic before. No, not breast cancer: Bibles. Blue Bibles, pink Bibles, rainbow hued Bibles, Bibles for banana lovers, Bibles for cat lovers and mouse haters and Bibles … Continue reading

The Poverty and Justice Bible

Geoff Wallace writes: We have customers asking us for the Poverty and Justice Bible published by the Bible Society at £12.99. However, Bible Society won’t sell it to us because they can only sell it to individual customers and not to the trade. They say that Harper Collins hold the copyright for the CEV text. … Continue reading