Spring Arbor Discontinues Gift Distribution to Focus on Books
- Distribution, Discounts, Advances Among Top Issues at Confab. Garrett, Lynn; Riess, Jana // Publishers Weekly;2/14/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 7, p82
Discusses some of the top issues at the Christian Booksellers Association's annual convention in 2000. Return of David Moberg to Word Publishing as executive vice president; Information on the well-publicized struggles of Spring Arbor; Popular books in the market.
- Christian Publishers, Retailers Unhappy with Spring Arbor. Tickle, Phyllis // Publishers Weekly;11/16/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 46, p12
Relates the displeasure that the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) and its president, Doug Ross, have with Ingram/Spring Arbor (I/SA) distributors. ECPA meeting in California; Complaints of slow service and slow account reconciliation; Response of Larry Carpenter and Allen...
- Books come in an instant. // Printing World;6/17/2004, Vol. 286 Issue 12, p41
Reports that a bookshop in New Jersey has set up an instant book production unit inside the store. Features of the InstaBook unit developed by Victor Celorio; Functions.
- NEW YORK. Rosen, Judith // Publishers Weekly;8/13/2007, Vol. 254 Issue 32, p23
This article offers an overview about the state of book selling in New York. Both publishing and printing are among the principal industries in New York. New York City is home to some of the most influential book review publications, the biggest museum bookstore and the largest bookstore chain...
- A Brief History of Non-State-Owned Book Businesses in China. Fang Qing; Xu Lifang // Publishing Research Quarterly;Winter2005, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p56
The article provides a brief history of non-state-owned book businesses in China. The private book business was almost non-existent in mainland China from the beginning of the People's Republic of China in 1949 until 1980. By the end of 2003, there were a total of 67,356 bookstores, of which...
- TEXAS. Nawotka, Edward // Publishers Weekly;10/29/2007, Vol. 254 Issue 43, p18
The article focuses on the emergence of book-selling business ventures in Texas. In the 1980s, Gary Hover's BookStop bookstore chain, pioneering in heavy discounting, was established in the state capitol of Austin. Today, the state is home to two burgeoning bookselling chains, Half Price Books...
- Ingram to acquire Spring Arbor. // Publishers Weekly;4/21/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 16, p11
Announces that Ingram Christian Resources, a division of the Ingram Book Group, has reached an agreement in principle to acquire Spring Arbor Distribution Co. Spring Arbor, based in Belleville, Illinois and a major wholesaler of Christian books and related products; Its annual sales; Details to...
- Burns to Replace Arthur at Spring Arbor. Ford, Marcia // Publishers Weekly;8/5/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 31, p18
Reports on the appointment of Julie Burns to replace Steve Arthur as president of Spring Arbor. Previous job affiliations of Burns; Significance of Burn's appointment to the Christian publishing community; Implication of the loss of liturgical Protestant buyers.
- Some food for thought. Eaglen, Audrey // School Library Journal;Apr90, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p50
Comments that the 1980s made up a pretty grim decade for trade publishers. Plans for the 90s; Importance of young adult books; Reduction of advances paid to big name authors; Publishing fewer titles; Smaller print runs.