CBA Members End 2005 With Mixed Results; Optimistic For 2006

February 2006
Book Publishing Report;2/6/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that members of the trade group Christian Booksellers Association reported a wide range of results for its annual survey in 2005. The survey reflected changes in the membership ranks as well as store closures and openings. During 2005, 437 Christian retail stores were opened and 337 were closed. Forty-two percent of members stores reported sales increases while 53% reported declines. Retailers were mostly optimistic for 2006.


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