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  1. City Man Remembered For Faith, Business AcumenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 2 | The Daily News-Record

    ... location, which specialized in Christian literature. He expanded it to six stores and sold them; Family Christian Stores took over four of the shops in 1999. Twenty-four years later, unable to retire at age 63, Clymer brought his skills and ...

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  2. July Religion Bestsellers: Self-Published Authors Take Over, Wanda Brunstetter Stays #1Read the original story

    Aug 10, 2016 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... Know: 365 Daily Devotions , which came in at #2 after the publisher gave exclusive selling rights to Family Christian Stores. The chain bookstore bought every copy of the devotional, and it will not be sold elsewhere until September 1. Doctors Henry ...

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  3. The aftermath of the Family Christian Stores' bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Examiner.com

    The 2015 bankruptcy of Family Christian Stores has toppled America's largest Christian products distributor, Send the Light Distribution , according to a June 1, 2015 article in Christianity Today . STL has shipped Christian books and other products via its global supply chain for 42 years, but the fate of Family Christian Stores, in addition to competition from online stores like Amazon, is causing it to close its doors and lay off 85 workers.

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  4. Distributor blames Family Christian Stores bankruptcy and online competition for shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | MLive.com

    The nation's largest distributor of Christian products told Christianity Today magazine it is shutting down because of losses it suffered when Grand Rapids-based Family Christian Stores went through Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Send the Light Distribution , of Johnson City, Tenn., will close this summer, according to the magazine's June 1 online edition.

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  5. Shutting Down: America's Largest Distributor of Christian ProductsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Christianity Today

    ... have dropped, but nonfiction and Bibles remain strong. The company's decision comes a year after Family Christian Stores (FCS), the country's largest Christian bookstore chain, filed for bankruptcy and erased the $127 million owed to creditors like ...

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  6. Industry veterans launch Collide Media GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Christian Retailing

    ... as president and director, respectively, of the Nashville-based agency Propeller. Elder worked at Family Christian Stores for 10 years before moving to Word Entertainment and then to Big Idea Productions. These experiences prepared him to launch in ...

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  7. Industry Veterans Elder, Lange Launch New Marketing Agency Collide...Read the original story

    Feb 17, 2016 | Christian Newswire

    ... experience in music, film and strategic partnerships to bear. Elder's extensive background began at Family Christian Stores where he served for ten years before moving to Word Entertainment and then the award-winning studio Big Idea Productions. ...

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  8. The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for Week Ending February 7, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... Overall sales in the category rose just 1% in the week. *Totals for 2016 include units sold through Family Christian Stores. No sales through Family Christian are included in 2015. body

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  9. Family Christian highlights prayer with 2016 Books of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | Christian Retailing

    Family Christian Stores has named two New York Times best-selling books - The Battle Plan for Prayer: From Basic Training to Targeted Strategies by Alex and Stephen Kendrick and Fervent: A Woman's Battle Plan to Serious, Specific and Strategic Prayer by Priscilla Shirer - as the chain's 2016 Books of the Year. Family Christian will be promoting the War Room companion titles in all of its stores chain-wide, in multiple print catalogs, in online platforms and in its network of bloggers for the calendar year.

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  10. The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for Week Ending January 10, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | Publishers' Weekly

    This year is off to a fast start with bookselling, with print unit sales up 9% in the week ended Jan. 10, 2016, compared to the similar week last year, according to outlets that report to Nielsen BookScan. A portion of this increase can be attributed to the addition of Family Christian Stores, which as of this week now reports to BookScan.

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  11. Wauwatosa Police Report Jan. 10-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | WauwatosaNOW.com

    ... are no suspects or witnesses. 4An unknown suspect took a Willow Tree figurine valued at $38.99 from Family Christian Stores, 2525 N. Mayfair Road, around 3:35 p.m. Jan. 10. 5A man was arrested for $396 in retail theft at Boston Store, 2400 N. ...

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  12. Industry veterans join Whitaker sales teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Christian Retailing

    ... perience, having worked with Bridgestone Multimedia Group, Berean Christian Stores, Gospel Light and Family Christian Stores.

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  13. Year in Review: CR's most-read stories of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Christian Retailing

    ... developed last year, complete with store openings and closings, scandals and leadership changes. 1. Family Christian Stores: the rest of the story. Steve Laube, president of The Steve Laube Agency, explained and analyzed the then-breaking Family ...

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  14. Family Christian apologizes for 'War Room' debacleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Christian Retailing

    The Kendrick Brothers' War Room , one of the most successful Christian films to date, was set to release on DVD Dec. 22. Many stores were taking pre-orders before the official street date, but controversy erupted when the Family Christian Stores chain started selling the DVD prior to the on-sale date. "Family Christian believed that other stores, both inside and outside the CBA, were planning soft releases of the film War Room on Dec. 19. While we always honor street dates for new releases, we believed in this unique situation we should be prepared to provide our customers with the same opportunity to get the War Room DVD early that they would have at other retailers.

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  15. Post-bankruptcy, Family Christian Stores enters holiday season with renewed visionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | MLive.com

    The Grand Rapids-based chain, which burned its creditors, suppliers and consignment vendors for more than $100 million in trade debt and merchandise, has a new sense of mission and dedication to its Christian mission, says Chuck Bengochea, the company's president and CEO.

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  16. Post-bankruptcy, Family Christian Stores enters holiday season with renewed visionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | MLive.com

    After a harrowing bankruptcy in which Family Christian Stores barely escaped liquidation, the nation's largest chain of Christian gift and book stores hopes shoppers will find a new experience this holiday season. The Grand Rapids-based chain, which burned its creditors, suppliers and consignment vendors for more than $100 million in trade debt and merchandise, has a new sense of mission and dedication to its Christian mission, says Chuck Bengochea, the company's president and CEO.

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  17. Word on the Street: Family Christian Stores adds new products, deeper focus on ministryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    Shoppers at Family Christian might notice some changes in the northwest Fresno store as the national nonprofit retailer emerges from bankruptcy with a stronger mission. The organization, based in Grand Rapids, Mich., sells Christian-themed merchandise like books, videos, music, jewelry, clothing and more.

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