Christian Book Retailers Report Increase In February Sales

March 2004
Book Publishing Report;3/29/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on an increase in the sale of books by Christian book retailers. Book sales at Christian retail outlets showed a significant increase in February 2004 as compared to February 2003, according to data compiled by Tempe, Arizona-based Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. Bible sales at Christian retail outlets also rose. The top 1,000 Bible titles sold 322,573 units for $8.78 million in February, compared to 247,086 units for $6.87 million in February 2002.


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