Christian Retailing

NEWSLETTERS Current Issue Carpentree holds video contest at Christian retail show
Carpentree holds video contest at Christian retail show PDF Print E-mail
Written by Christine D. Johnson   
Monday, 16 June 2014 10:14 AM EDT

CarpentreeLogoResized-webCarpentree will hold a drawing for free product with a $500 retail value at the International Christian Retail Show (ICRS), running June 22-25 in Atlanta. To qualify, buyers on the show floor who have placed an order at the show can tape a one-minute video testimonial for Carpentree products. Store testimonials will be featured in future email blasts and web vignettes.

“The drawing will be held on Wednesday at 2:45, so the store will know by the end of the show if they have won,” said Sherry Morris, marketing manager. “We want to hear how our products make a difference for independent bookstores and/or how our products minister in the lives of others. Carpentree has served independent bookstore customers with Christian art and gifts since 1976. We think this will be a fun venue to hear from some of our longtime customers and offer them the possibility of something exciting in return.”

National Sales Director Jordan Hobson said the company is “pleased to be able to bless both new and loyal customers with products from Carpentree.”

In addition to the video testimonials contest, Carpentree will offer daily drawings for free gifts at 11 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The company also will give a free gift valued at $24.99 to the first 35 stores who place orders at the show.

“Stores don't want to miss the opportunity to see great product merchandising in our show booth,” added Bill Fowler, director of business development. “There will be tips and tricks that you can use to give your store a boutique look and great shopping vibe.”

The company also will provide photos and tips via email and Facebook to help stores merchandise new fashion accessories, including scarves, totes and shoulder bags, as well as glassware, tabletop ceramics and giftable photo magnets.

 
Read the Vacation Bible School 2014 guide

In this current issue:

Kendrick Brothers wrap first film independent of Sherwood Pictures

News image

Alex and Stephen Kendrick—creators of hit faith films Fireproof and...

READ MORE

HarperCollins Christian launches Bible training portal for retailers

News image

HarperCollins Christian Publishing, the corporate home to Thomas Nelson and...

READ MORE

Carpentree announces store winner of ICRS product drawing

News image

A video testimonial made by Brenda Harrison, owner of Lighthouse...

READ MORE

CBA invites exhibitors for ICRS 2015 preview

News image

Exhibitors for the 2015 International Christian Retail Show (ICRS) are...

READ MORE

Former Gospel Light President Bill Greig launches new Churchgrowth.org company

News image

Former Gospel Light President Bill Greig III and his wife,...

READ MORE

Bobby Bowden, Darrell Waltrip to appear at LifeWay's The Main Event

News image

LifeWay’s Conference for Men known as “The Main Event” will...

READ MORE

Novelist Wanda Brunstetter to visit Pennsylvania stores

News image

New York Times best-selling author Wanda E. Brunstetter will visit Pennsylvania...

READ MORE

Publicists: Inform retailers of your fall releases

News image

Christian Retailing magazine is requesting product information on October and...

READ MORE

About a Mile garners 2014’s highest-selling debut from new artist

News image

Adam, Luke and Levi Klutinoty—three brothers collectively known as About...

READ MORE

Box-office hit ‘Heaven Is for Real’ now in Christian retail stores

News image

Heaven Is for Real landed on Christian retail-store shelves July...

READ MORE

Trevin Wax named to CT’s millennial influencer list

News image

B&H Publishing Group author Trevin Wax was named to Christianity...

READ MORE

Barbour Publishing signs contract with Josh McDowell

News image

Barbour Publishing has announced it has signed a contract with...

READ MORE
100%
-
+
0
Show options

a