UPDATED 24/4/2014: Penfold Card and Gift announce trade distribution via Marston and appoint regional reps.
OVER THE LAST FEW DAYS a number of leading Christian publishers have switched distribution channels in what Brian Wilson, IVP’s Chief Executive, has described as “a totally unprecedented scale and speed of change, the like of which I have never witnessed in my 20 years in this trade.”
Those that have come to my attention so far are… Continue reading
AS POSTED in the Christian Authors, Booksellers & Publishers facebook group earlier this evening, CLC Wholesale have confirmed that they now have stock of the various SPCK Certificates, available to retailers at normal SPCK trade discount and subject to CLC’s usual trade terms. Discussions are also in progress with SPCK to increase the range of … Continue reading
CONGRATULATIONS to CLC Wholesale, now live at PubEasy.com. The anticipated news (officially announced March 1st) broke yesterday on facebook, with an initial post in the Christian Authors, Booksellers and Publishers, group, followed by a post from CLC Wholesale themselves on the UKCBD facebook page. Registered PubEasy users can now check wholesale availability of and place … Continue reading
NO DOUBT there are many more good news stories kicking around out there waiting to be told, but today, three will suffice… By Royal Appointment, Booksellers to the Queen… CLC Wholesale join PubEasy – Official Announcement SPCK Shortlisted for IPG Specialist Consumer Publisher of the Year Award Update, 10/3/2011: Follow on report from the team … Continue reading
FOLLOWING ON from comments left in the wake of last week’s announcement of a UK supplier review by TMD, CLC Wholesale have confirmed that plans for a trade ordering website are now underway. In a brief post left on the UKCBD facebook page yesterday evening, Oct 2nd, 2011, CLC Wholesale wrote: Please know that we have heard your requests for … Continue reading
Update, October 29, 2011: Eddie Olliffe reflects on the viability of specialist Christian wholesaling: Book Trade – Reflections on the UK specialist wholesaling model TWO ANNOUNCEMENTS in rapid succession from TMD this week have highlighted two of the constant challenges faced by Christian booksellers and retailers: stock availability and range. In the first announcement, issued on … Continue reading