Tagged with IVP

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

Publishers and Suppliers Supporting Retailers

Several publishers and suppliers have been in touch recently with details of action they’re taking to offer retailers extra support through the current period of uncertainty with STL and/or during the run up to Christmas. This post provides a round up of the information I’ve gleaned or received so far; it is, of course, far … Continue reading

New Trade Distribution Arrangements for HarperCollins (Updated)

Bringing a longstanding exclusive distribution arrangement with STL to an end, HarperCollins have today announced new distribution arrangements to the UK Christian book trade. In a press release (pdf, 70kb) issued on Thursday, December 10, 2009, Sam Richardson, Head of Religious Publishing at HarperCollins, advised that new agreements had been reached with IVP and Norwich Books and Music, … Continue reading

From Eden to the New Jerusalem

UKCBD > Christian Book Reviews > Biblical Studies > From Eden to the New Jerusalem From Eden to the New Jerusalem Exploring God’s Plan for Life on Earth T Desmond Alexander ISBN 978144742851 (1844742857) IVP, 2008 (208pp) £7.99 Category: Biblical Studies Reviewed by: Jeremy Kirby The author of this book is on a mission: He believes that … Continue reading

Ringing the Changes at IVP

I was saddened to receive a letter today from IVP announcing the departure of Martin Harrison from their sales force: he’s a great guy who was always full of enthusiasm for his books but never aggressive, never a hard-sell, and always helpful. Missing you already, Martin: wish you every blessing and hope things go well for … Continue reading

Fishing Poles

The other day I was wandering along the Thames Path with a friend — who happens to work with Wycliffe Bible Translators — and we came across a sign I couldn’t read. “It’s ‘No Fishing’ in Polish,” my friend explained, “We have a fair-sized immigrant community around here.” How ironic, I thought, that the fishing … Continue reading