Graf-Martin expands Canadian reach

July 16, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The Canadian marketing and publicity agency, Graf-Martin launched its digital street-team platform, Spark, and re-launched two consumer programs, the Nuts about Books blogger program, and Resourcing Leaders, to help clients expand their reach across Canada. Graf-Martin clients include Baker Publishing Group, David C Cook, Ten Thousand Villages, Sony Pictures, Pure Flix, World Vision Canada, Focus on the Family Canada,

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Ravi Zacharias speaks at ICRS, unveils two new books

June 23, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Christian apologist and author Dr. Ravi Zacharias delivered the keynote address at the International Christian Retail Show Global Worship Celebration yesterday, and participated in a panel discussion on the topic “Where Is Christianity Going?” with Phillip Yancey, Ryan Dobson, and Craig Cable at the CBA General Session/Member Meeting today.

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Culture, faith, business at ICRS

May 21, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

How stores will remain critical to product distribution and what roles they will play are on the minds of everyone in the ministry of Christian-product distribution. The International Christian Retail Show is changing, too, to better address these larger industry issues in open dialog about business, faith, and culture. Opening Sunday starts with a reformatted training program, Moving Retail Forward, sponsored by Ingram/Spring Arbor.

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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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