Tagged with Christian Suppliers

Kingsway Trust Distribution step into the Christian supply chain breach

Kingsway Trust Distribution step into the Christian supply chain breach

KINGSWAY TRUST DISTRIBUTION have stepped further into the breach in the Christian supply chain left by the loss of Joining the Dots by taking on a number of lines formerly distributed by JTD, including 1AProductions, Classic Fox (previously noted), Grenville Media and Timeless International Christian Media, with more agreements in the pipeline. The announcement came in a press release issued yesterday evening which also announces the appointment of Neil Povey as new Sales & Marketing Manager, previously a member of the Joining The Dots team and, before that, with Kingsway Communications. Continue reading

Let’s Talk: Call for Christian Booksellers and Suppliers to drop private agendas at High Leigh

Don’t want to comment here? Join the conversation on facebook instead (or as well…). PAUL SLENNETT, of Southend Christian Bookshop (which celebrated its 40th anniversary last month), has issued a call for the BA Christian Booksellers Group (CBG) and the PA Christian Suppliers Group (CSG) to drop their private agendas at next week’s Christian Resources Together Retailers … Continue reading

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

Service, promotion and commitment: IVP’s new trade partnership scheme

IVP’s latest trade bulletin, e-Bookmark, introduces their updated trade partnership scheme, launched at the Christian Resources Together Retailers and Suppliers Retreat earlier this month, along with details of several new promotions and new/forthcoming titles. The buzzwords for the new scheme are service, promotion and commitment, and from my perspective as a retailer I have to … Continue reading

Stronger Together – Weaker Apart

Stronger Together – Weaker Apart is, as most readers are no doubt aware, the theme of next week’s consultation and presentation day being brought to us by CRE in association with the BA Christian Booksellers Group (BACBG), the PA Christian Suppliers Group and Christian Marketplace magazine: more details in the What’s On section and in the January 2010 edition of Christian … Continue reading

So you want to open a Christian bookshop?

The two most frequently asked questions in my correspondence are: Will you review my book? How do I go about setting up or opening a Christian bookshop? There are other questions, of course: we’ll get to those another time. But for the moment, being contrary, I’ve decided to address the second one first. This advice … Continue reading