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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

News Roundup: Covenant Books, Preston, Reopens | J Marr Seafoods Sponsors Jacob’s Well | Living Oasis Prayer Line on facebook | Love Wins – or does it? | Small Publishers featured in STL Trade Emails

Covenant Books, Preston, Reopens J Marr Seafoods Sponsors Jacob’s Well Living Oasis Prayer Line on facebook Love Wins – or does it? Small Publishers featured in STL Trade Emails Covenant Books, Preston, Reopens CONGRATULATIONS to all involved in the recent resurrection of Covenant Books, Preston! The usual story of financial constraints ended with the shop’s … Continue reading

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

Making Life Complicated

OK, I admit it: I’m confused. Completely baffled, in fact. By Scripture Union’s “New Sales Plan”, which does away with their trade representation via STL and gives us in its place a multi-layered and convoluted system administered directly by Scripture Union themselves. I have the plan before me as I type and I appreciate its … Continue reading

Select Catalogues Misprinted

For any members of STL’s ‘Select’ Catalogue scheme who haven’t spotted this yet: be aware that the entire print run for the current batch of Select catalogues has been issued as from Wesley Owen, which may cause you some embarrassment as an independent bookseller. STL are raising credits, but you may need to take the … Continue reading