Houses with Hope helps Kenya

April 29, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Houses with Hope launched a GoFundMe campaign to aid survivors and families of those killed in the April 2 attack on Christian students at Garissa University College in Kenya. The “United4Kenya” campaign goal is to raise

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Retail Pro Summit explores engagement

April 29, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

The Retail Pro Summit is provided exclusively for fashion, footwear, lifestyle, gift, and beauty brand executives and will address the “New Rules of Engagement.” The summit is May 29 in Paris. Programming includes industry science, networking, and technology. Get registration information. Space is limited.

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Beware ICRS hotel scams

April 22, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Housing and convention registration for CBA’s International Christian Retail Show in Orlando, FL June 28-July1 is in full swing. CBA has negotiated lower-cost hotels for exhibitors and attendees, which are only available through the International Christian Retail Show website.

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U.S. and Eastern Europe publishers connect

April 15, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

About 40 Christian companies from the U.S. and Eastern Europe countries came together to explore rights, licensing, and distribution of Christian books and resources at the CBA MarketSquare in Budapest, Hungary April 9-10.

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Firebrand expands global market

April 15, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Firebrand Technologies, a global provider of publishing systems, technologies, and services, expanded its staff in the UK market by appointing Satvinder Virdi as senior UK relationship manager.

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Canadians seek religious freedom

March 25, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Canadian faith leaders were to gather Mar. 25 at Parliament to stand for freedom of religion and conscience in Canada, and call upon the Canadian government to defend the rights of churches, schools and communities. Scheduled participants include

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Digital publishing training offered at ICRS

March 19, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

This summer, Media Associates International (MAI) and Magazine Training International (MTI) will partner with Christian Booksellers Association (CBA) to present “Publishing in a Digital World” at the International Christian Retail Show in Orlando, FL June 28-July 1.

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Free international conference registration available

March 11, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

There is still time to register for the free CBA MarketSquare Budapest rights and licensing fair Thursday and Friday, 9-10 April, at the Radisson Blu Beke Hotel’s Orfeum AB Conference Room. About 30 publishers will be represented,

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New Canadian store opens

February 12, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

CommonWord Bookstore and Resource Centre, a new collaboration between Mennonite Church Canada and Canadian Mennonite University, celebrated its grand opening on Feb. 7. The new not-for-profit bookstore-library venture,

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Ontario store closes

February 12, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

The Master’s Way Christian Books and Gifts in Pembroke, ON closed on Jan. 31, citing the rise in Internet streaming services and e-readers as the cause of declining sales since 2011. The store was founded 40 years ago,

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