Conferences promote U.S. exports

April 02, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The U.S. Commercial Service is hosting a series of conferences in six U.S. cities to help U.S. businesses compete and grow in the international marketplace. The conferences feature meetings with U.S commercial diplomats visiting from abroad, panel discussions on issues and trends, emerging market information, U.S. export programs, and networking.

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International Welcome opens global doors

March 25, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Worship, information, food, and networking are part of a day dedicated to international guests 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 22, to start the International Christian Retail Show in Atlanta, GA. Globally recognized Christian apologist and evangelist Ravi Zacharias (Kingstone Media) will give the morning message at the International Welcome session 10-11:30 a.m. Australian Peter Furler (Daywind),

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Webinar available for international book rights

February 13, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The London Book Fair is offering a webinar on Feb. 18 at 1 p.m. EST on selling book rights internationally. They will cover such topics as how to identify and build relationships with overseas publishers, promotional opportunities available through the International Promotions Program, trends and best-selling genres, and more. Registrations for The London Book Fair webinar are now open. 

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Piracy hurting African stores

October 07, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Ramon Rocha of Media Associates Intl. blogs about struggles publishers and retailers face with piracy, after a recent training trip to Ghana and Nigeria. To solve issues, he said publishers are approaching governments with a unified front to stop counterfeiting, are working to lower prices, and trying to educate consumers on piracy’s negative impacts. Read Rocha’s blog.

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RR Donnelley ranks on Top 500 technology leaders

September 24, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co. ranked 17th on the 2013 InformationWeek 500 list, which recognizes the nation’s most innovative business technology users. The printer provides services to a number of Christian book and Bible publishers. The listing also tracks technology, strategies, investments, and administrative practices of industry-leading organizations nationwide.

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RetailPro expands international POS footprint

September 11, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

The POS technology company plans expansion into East Asia and the Middle East where the 2012 Global Retail Development Index projects rapid growth of retail business. The expansion will include language-specific resources in training and software. The company also announced it will target soon South America and Asia. The popular POS firm offers omnichannel technology support for retailers, with integrated Web e-commerce and store solutions.  

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Tyndale, NavPress announce publishing alliance

September 11, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Tyndale House Publishers Inc. and NavPress, a division of The Navigators, today announced a publishing alliance to grow NavPress , especially with global distribution of the NavPress backlist and new NavPress books and Bibles beginning with the summer list.

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Mozambique children’s ministry celebrates 15th

September 04, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Child Evangelism Fellowship marked its 15th anniversary in Mozambique with a four-day conference at the Biblical and Theological Seminary in Maputo, the African nation’s capital. The 120 attendees from around the world celebrated the ministry’s sharing of the Gospel with tens of thousands of children annually.

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Mobile-commerce apps skyrocket in Africa

September 04, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

JUMIA launched a mobile app in Nigeria, Morocco, Ivory Coast and Kenya for all Android phones. The Nigerian Communication Commission reports 78% of the Nigerian population – more than 120 million people – are mobile subscribers and more than 48 million use smart phones.

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Kingstone app sees international reach for Christian comics

September 04, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

The first week Kingstone Christian comics launched a mobile sales app, it saw six Middle Eastern downloads among 93 new nations where its Apple and Android apps have been downloaded, prompting expectations of continued global and U.S. evangelistic growth.

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