Tagged with Melanie Carroll

CRT2013: What are you waiting for?

CRT2013: What are you waiting for?

THIS WEEK I had the pleasure and privilege of meeting with Steve Briars, CRT Event Organiser, to talk through what’s coming up at the Christian Resources Together 2013 Retailers & Suppliers Retreat (CRT2013 from now on) and to bounce around a couple of his other ideas. My thanks to Steve for taking time out to … Continue reading

Christian Resources Together: Tuesday’s Twitter Stream #CRT2012

A SELECTION of yesterday’s tweets from the CRT2012 Retailers & Suppliers Retreat, most recent first, starting with the evening’s awards ceremony courtesy of Eddie Olliffe; congratulations to Tom Wright/SPCK and CLC Wholesale on their well-deserved wins: #CRT2012 Book of the Year was awarded to Tom Wright for 'Simply Jesus' (SPCK) – a worthy winner. CLC Wholesale … Continue reading

Time to go live with Hive?

Time to go live with Hive?

THANKS TO MELANIE CARROLL of Unicorn Tree Books, Lincoln, for her latest comment on this new initiative from Gardners: … while me & Gareth discuss the differences looked for in an online ability between b&m and online sellers, good old Gardners just gets on and does the job to reveal things with an almost perfect … Continue reading

Phoenix Rising

With the near-total collapse of the former SPCK/St Stephen the Great Bookshops under the auspices of brothers Phil & Mark Brewer and with Sarum College Bookshop in meltdown — or not, depending on your point of view — it would be easy to become despondent over the state of Christian bookselling here in the UK. Is … Continue reading