Tagged with Ian Matthews

Christianity on the High Street: is there a better way?

OVER THE PAST YEAR OR SO we’ve had numerous conversations and discussions about the future shape of Christian bookselling and retailing. We’ve seen the sad demise of the former SPCK bookshops (a story that’s far from over), the break-up of Wesley Owen following the collapse of STL UK when Biblica overreached itself (for what that cost, … Continue reading

Does the future have a bookshop?

Ian Matthews writes: There has been much lively debate over the last twelve months or so about the future of Christian publishing and, especially, retailing; much of it triggered by the game-changing events in Carlisle. On this blog there has been some heated discussion about the ethics of on-line retailing, local support and what the … Continue reading

Everything Christian Needs You

Everything Christian, the news, reviews and opinion portal launched by Ian Matthews in November last year, needs a new owner: could that be you? Ian explains: Due to other work commitments I have been forced to put Everything Christian on hold at the moment, which is a shame as the feedback and traffic have been … Continue reading

Zondervan Eliminates UK Sales and Marketing Role

I was both saddened and shocked tonight to discover the following message sent by Zondervan on Friday evening: Subject: Changes At Zondervan Date: Fri, 22 May 2009 19:25:24 +0100 From: Danz, Tracy Due to the current economic climate, internal changes within Zondervan have been necessary. It is with regret that I must announce the elimination … Continue reading